Meaning of “frantic” in the English Dictionary

"frantic" in American English

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us /ˈfræn·tɪk/

frantic adjective (HURRIED)

done in a very great hurry and often in a state of excitement or confusion:

Rescuers made frantic efforts to dig out people buried by the mudslide.

frantic adjective (EMOTIONAL)

extremely upset, esp. because of anxiety or fear:

When his wife arrived at the hospital she was frantic with worry.

(Definition of “frantic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"frantic" in Business English

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uk /ˈfræntɪk/ us

urgent and involving a lot of activity:

There have been frantic attempts by central banks to restore order on the exchanges.
More than 240 million shares changed hands in frantic trading.

(Definition of “frantic” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)