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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frenzy  \Fren"zy\,  n.;  pl  {Frenzies}.  [OE.  frenesie  fransey  F. 
  fr['e]n['e]sie,  L.  phrenesis,  fr  Gr  ?  for  ?  disease  of  the 
  mind,  phrenitis,  fr  ?  mind.  Cf  {Frantic},  {Phrenitis}.] 
  Any  violent  agitation  of  the  mind  approaching  to  distraction; 
  violent  and  temporary  derangement  of  the  mental  faculties; 
  madness;  rage. 
 
  All  else  is  towering  frenzy  and  distraction.  --Addison. 
 
  The  poet's  eye  in  a  fine  frenzy  rolling.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Insanity;  lunacy;  madness;  derangment;  alienation; 
  aberration;  delirium.  See  {Insanity}. 




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