Fren"zy, a. Mad; frantic. [R.]

They thought that some frenzy distemper had got into his head.

Fren"zy, v. t. To affect with frenzy; to drive to madness [R.] "Frenzying anguish." Southey.

Fren"zy (-z?), n.; pl. Frenzies (-zĭz). [OE. frenesie, fransey, F. frénésie, L. phrenesis, fr. Gr. fre`nhsis for freni^tis disease of the mind, phrenitis, fr. frhn 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.

The poet's eye in a fine frenzy rolling.

Syn. -- Insanity; lunacy; madness; derangement; alienation; aberration; delirium. See Insanity.