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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.
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MURDERED: Fourteenyearold Jodi Jones died in a frenzied knife attack
Andrews was convicted after stabbing her 25-year-old lover more than 37 times in a frenzied attack in an isolated country lane near their home in Alvechurch, Worcs, after a furious row.
POLICE hunting the murderer said Jodi was not sexually assaulted during the ``brutal and frenzied attack'' which killed her.
A MAN who stabbed his girlfriend 28 times in a frenzied attack was yesterday jailed for life.
which smuggled in photographers - said exclusive deals cause "a more frenzied attack because everybody is trying to outdo everybody else".