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fren·zy

(fren'zē),
Extreme mental or emotional excitement.
[thr. Old Fr. and L. fr. G. phrenēsis, inflammation of the brain, fr. phrēn, mind]

frenzy

Medspeak
Delirium attributed to meningitis or other acute organic disease of the brain, a term that is no nonger used in the working medical parlance.
 
Vox populi
A state of agitation or wild behavior.

frenzy

(fren'ze) [ME. frenesie]
A state of violent mental agitation; maniacal excitement.
See: panic

frenzy

the most severe of the excitation mental states. The animal's movements are violent and uncontrolled and are dangerous to attendants and other animals, and to the affected animal, which often injures itself. There may be aggressive physical attacks.
References in classic literature ?
For a moment the bull stood bellowing and quivering with pain and rage, its cloven hoofs widespread, its tail lashing viciously from side to side, and then, in a mad orgy of bucking it went careening about the arena in frenzied attempt to unseat its rending rider.
With a final effort he threw himself from Numa's back and sought, by his quickness, to elude the frenzied beast for the fraction of an instant that would permit him to regain his feet and meet the animal again upon a more even footing.
Von Schoenvorts was the worst--he was fairly frenzied with rage and chagrin, and he came charging for me like a mad bull, and as he came he discharged his pistol.
Furiously he fought; in the extremity of his fear rushing upon his executioner with frenzied agony.
Dora, like the immortal and most prudent Charlotte, who "went on cutting bread and butter" when her frenzied lover's body had been carried past on a shutter, was one of those fortunate creatures who are seldom disturbed by anything.
And, as he now for the first time observed the frenzied features, the flashing eyes, and foaming mouth of the old jailer, he said, --
In this new game he played he found in little things all the intensities of gratification and desire that he had found in the frenzied big things when he was a power and rocked half a continent with the fury of the blows he struck.
This caused Jerry to yelp a more frenzied alarm, while the blacks, peering in from the cabin, laughed with cruel enjoyment.
She stood for a few minutes, delivering a frenzied challenge at the panels.
He became more frenzied than ever, and more impotent.
17-21) Be favourable, O Insewn, Inspirer of frenzied women
Neither do I believe that he was inspired by any wild and frenzied passion for Miss Cornelia.