a frenzy of activity

loc una activitat febril

English-Catalan dictionary. 2013.

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  • frenzy — noun (C, U) 1 a state of uncontrolled excitement or emotion: religious frenzies | in a frenzy: She pleaded with them in a frenzy to release her son. | a frenzy of passion/remorse etc: They fell into a frenzy of helpless alarm at the news. 2 a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • frenzy — fren|zy [ˈfrenzi] n plural frenzies [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: frenesie, from Latin phreneticus; FRENETIC] 1.) [U and C] a state of great anxiety or excitement, in which you cannot control your behaviour frenzy of ▪ a frenzy of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • frenzy — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ feeding ▪ The smell of blood sent the sharks into a feeding frenzy. ▪ media ▪ buying ▪ mad, wild …   Collocations dictionary

  • frenzy — UK [ˈfrenzɪ] / US noun Word forms frenzy : singular frenzy plural frenzies 1) [countable/uncountable] a state of uncontrolled activity or emotion The next speaker whipped the crowd up into a frenzy. She was in a frenzy of rage. 2) [countable] a… …   English dictionary

  • frenzy — fren|zy [ frenzi ] noun 1. ) count or uncount a state of uncontrolled activity or emotion: The next speaker whipped the crowd up into a frenzy. She was in a frenzy of rage. 2. ) count a period of great energy and activity: Her arrival always… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • frenzy — I. noun (plural frenzies) Etymology: Middle English frenesie, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin phrenesia, alteration of Latin phrenesis, from phreneticus Date: 14th century 1. a. a temporary madness b. a violent mental or emotional… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • frenzy — noun A state of wild activity or panic. She went into a cleaning frenzy to prepare for the unexpected guests. See Also: frantic, frenetic, frenzied …   Wiktionary

  • frenzy — [ˈfrenzi] noun [singular] 1) the feeling of being unable to control your feelings or behaviour She was in a frenzy of rage.[/ex] 2) a period when there is a lot of activity …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • frenzy — Extreme mental or emotional excitement. [thr. Old Fr. and L. fr. G. phrenesis, inflammation of the brain, fr. phren, mind] * * * fren·zy fren zē n, pl frenzies 1 a) a temporary madness b) …   Medical dictionary

  • frenzy — fren•zy [[t]ˈfrɛn zi[/t]] n. pl. zies, 1) extreme mental agitation; wild or violent excitement 2) a fit or spell of mental derangement resembling or resulting from a mania 3) agitated or uncontrollable activity 4) make frantic • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • feeding frenzy —  Impulsive buyer activity.  ► “One thing seems sure: a feeding frenzy of mergers will ensue as companies scramble to keep up with Disney.” (Money, Sept. 1995, p. 66) …   American business jargon

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