frantic englannista suomeksi
raivoisa, suunniltaan oleva, suunniltaan, vauhko
Insane, mentally unstable.
1526, William Tyndale, trans. ''Bible'', Matthew XV:
- Master have mercy on my sonne, for he is franticke: and ys sore vexed.
c. 1599, (w), ''(w)'', Act I, Scene 3,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=asyoulikeit&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- If with myself I hold intelligence,
- Or have acquaintance with mine own desires;
- If that I do not dream, or be not frantic—
- As I do trust I am not—then, dear uncle,
- Never so much as in a thought unborn
- Did I offend your Highness.
A person who is insane or mentally unstable, madman.
1595, (w), ''The Old Wives' Tale (play)|The Old Wives’ Tale'', The Malone Society Reprints, 1908, lines 3-5,https://archive.org/details/oldwivestale00peeluoft
- How nowe fellowe Franticke, what all a mort? Doth this sadnes become thy madnes?
1657, (w), ''The Obstinate Lady'', London: Isaac Pridmore, Act V, Scene 3, p. 56,https://archive.org/details/obstinateladynew00coka
- (..) who but sensless Franticks would have thoughts so poor? My Reason forsakes the government of this weak Frame, and I am fall’n into disorder (..)
1721, (w), diary entry for 16 July, 1721 in ''Diary of Cotton Mather, 1709-1724'', Massachusetts Historical Society Collections, Seventh Series, Volume VIII, Boston: 1912, p. 632,https://archive.org/details/diarycotton02math
- The Destroyer, being enraged at the Proposal of any Thing, that may rescue the Lives of our poor People from him, has taken a strange Possession of the People on this Occasion. They rave, they rail, they blaspheme; they talk not only like Ideots but also like ''Franticks'', (..)