frantically etymology

English word frantically comes from English -ally (Forms adverbs; usually of adjectives ending in -ic.), English frantic

Detailed word origin of frantically

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ally English (eng) Forms adverbs; usually of adjectives ending in -ic.
frantic English (eng) (archaic) Insane, mentally unstable.. Extremely energetic. In a state of panic, worry, frenzy or rush. (archaic) A person who is insane or mentally unstable, madman.
frantically English (eng) In a frantic way.

Words with the same origin as frantically

Descendants of -ally
automatically basically democratically dramatically drastically electrically electronically emphatically enthusiastically erratically heroically ironically magically organically physically realistically romantically sarcastically scientifically specifically strategically systematically telepathically tragically