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English definition of “frantic”

frantic

adjective
 
 
/ˈfræntɪk/
FAST done in a fast and excited way and not calm or organized: a frantic searchBusy and activeHurrying and doing things quicklyFast and rapidShort in time
WORRIED very worried or frightened: frantic calls for help I got home to find Joe frantic with worry.Anxious and worried
frantically adverb Laura was searching frantically for her keys.
(Definition of frantic from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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