(=out of one's mind) affolé(e) A bird had been locked in and was by now quite frantic to go frantic être dans tous ses états I was going frantic. J'étais dans tous mes états. to be frantic with worry être fou d'inquiétude We were frantic with worry.
(=hectic) frénétique ... a frantic week of high-level discussions.
[efforts, activity] frénétique Ambulancemen made frantic efforts to revive him
[need, desire] effréné(e)