- filled with extreme excitement; fanatic; frenzied.
- a phrenetic person.
Origin of phrenetic
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Examples from the Web for phrenetic
Yet here I sit, as yet unimmolated on the altar of phrenetic vengeance.Hard Cash
He is a foolish physician that cannot bear the words of a phrenetic or delirant patient.A Christian Directory (Part 4 of 4)
This was very new; it was also very strange what a fascination he found in his phrenetic exercises.Little Novels of Italy
Maurice Henry Hewlett
- an obsolete spelling of frenetic
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Word Origin and History for phrenetic
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