Fren"zy, a. Mad; frantic.
They thought that some frenzy distemper had got
into his head. Bunyan.
Fren"zy, v. t. To affect with
frenzy; to drive to madness [R.] "Frenzying anguish."
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;
All else is towering frenzy and
The poet's eye in a fine frenzy
Syn. -- Insanity; lunacy; madness; derangement; alienation;
aberration; delirium. See Insanity.