Pronunciation: (fren'zē), [key]
—n., pl. -zies,
—v., -zied, -zy•ing.
1. extreme mental agitation; wild excitement or derangement.
2. a fit or spell of violent mental excitement; a paroxysm characteristic of or resulting from a mania: He is subject to these frenzies several times a year.
to drive to frenzy; make frantic: She was frenzied by fear when she smelled the smoke.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.