Part of speech:
Not controlled or held in check; immoderate:
Controlled by an emotion or as if by an evil spirit; crazed; mad
Very disturbed or excited
Possessed with or motivated by excessive, irrational zeal.
Having, producing, or marked by convulsions
Occurring without restraint and frequently, widely, or menacingly; rife:
Violently agitated; tumultuous
Shaken; perturbed; excited
Loud and boisterous, as laughter
Of, involving, or like a tempest
(Now Rare) Moving with great force or violence; having great impetus; rushing; furious
Full of intensity; energetic or fierce:
Characterized by extreme emotion, especially anger:
Heated to or past the boiling point:
Characterized by or showing emotional tension, restlessness, agitation, etc.
Characterized by forcefulness of expression or intensity of emotion or conviction; fervid:
In a state of excessive nervousness, excitement, or anger; Extremely tense, anxious, or upset; filled with emotion, emotional; uneasy.
Like fire; glaring, hot, etc.
Capable of, having, or dominated by powerful emotions:
(Informal) Having the jitters
Crazed with murderous frenzy:
Glaring in or as if in anger, terror, or madness.
Destructively or frenetically violent:
(Obs.) Of or fit for comedy
Readily affected with or stirred by emotion:
(Informal) Somewhat ill, painful, or abnormal:
(Old-fashioned) Noisily merry; boisterous and joyous
Of, or having the nature of, acting or actors
Of, characteristic of, or like melodrama; sensational and extravagantly emotional
(Informal) Exciting great admiration or praise; notable
Characterized by a lack of moral restraint; dissolute or licentious:
Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; ecstatic:
Given to sudden outbursts of energy or feeling; excitable.
Of or affected by rabies.
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