(Fren"zied) p. p. & a. Affected with frenzy; frantic; maddened. Fren"zied*ly, adv.
The people frenzied by centuries of oppression.Buckle.
Up starting with a frenzied look.Sir W. Scott.
(Fren"zy) n.; pl. Frenzies [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.Addison.
The poet's eye in a fine frenzy rolling.Shak.
Syn. Insanity; lunacy; madness; derangement; alienation; aberration; delirium. See Insanity.
(Fren"zy), a. Mad; frantic. [R.]
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." Southey.
(Fre"quence) n. [See Frequency.]
1. A crowd; a throng; a concourse. [Archaic.] Tennyson.
2. Frequency; abundance. [R.] Bp. Hall.
(Fre"quen*cy) n.; pl. Frequencies [L. frequentia numerous attendance, multitude: cf. F.
fréquence. See Frequent.]
1. The condition of returning frequently; occurrence often repeated; common occurence; as, the frequency
of crimes; the frequency of miracles.
The reasons that moved her to remove were, because Rome was a place of riot and luxury, her soul
being almost stifled with, the frequencies of ladies' visits.Fuller.
2. A crowd; a throng. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
(Fre"quent) a. [L. frequens, -entis, crowded, frequent, akin to farcire to stuff: cf. F. fréquent.
Cf. Farce, n.]
1. Often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often repeated or occurring; as, frequent visits.
"Frequent feudal towers." Byron.
2. Addicted to any course of conduct; inclined to indulge in any practice; habitual; persistent.
He has been loud and frequent in declaring himself hearty for the government.Swift.
3. Full; crowded; thronged. [Obs.]
'T is Cæsar's will to have a frequent senate.B. Jonson.
4. Often or commonly reported. [Obs.]
'T is frequent in the city he hath subduedMassinger.
The Catti and the Daci.