Worried and upset

frantic
(adj)
FRAN-tic
Meaning

wild; frenzied

1st Sample Sentence

When I heard that a Volvo had gone over a cliff on the Pune-Bengaluru highway, I was frantic until I learned that it was not the one my wife was traveling on.

Root

phren phrenos (mind, reason) (Greek)

Mnemonics

Frantic = Fran (ce)+tic; Sounds like most Frenchmen are pretty frantic. :-) Especially in case you still remember their disgraceful behavior during 2008 Beijing Olimpic torch relay.

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