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frazzle definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a state of extreme exhaustion; "he was worn to a frazzle" v
1: wear away by rubbing; "The friction frayed the sleeve" [syn: fray, frazzle]
2: exhaust physically or emotionally; "She was frazzled after the visit of her in-laws"

Merriam Webster's

I. verb (frazzled; frazzling) Etymology: alteration of English dialect fazle to tangle, fray Date: circa 1825 transitive verb 1. fray III 2. a. to put in a state of extreme physical or nervous fatigue b. upset intransitive verb to become frazzled II. noun Date: 1865 1. the state of being frazzled 2. a condition of fatigue or nervous exhaustion <worn to a frazzle>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. colloq. --n. a worn or exhausted state (burnt to a frazzle). --v.tr. (usu. as frazzled adj.) wear out; exhaust. Etymology: orig. uncert.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Frazzle Fraz"zle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frazzled; p. pr. & vb. n. Frazzling.] [Cf. G. faseln, and E. fray.] To fray; to wear or pull into tatters or tag ends; to tatter; -- used literally and figuratively. [Prov. Eng. & U. S.] Her hair was of a reddish gray color, and its frazzled and tangled condition suggested that the woman had recently passed through a period of extreme excitement. --J. C. Harris.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Frazzle Fraz"zle, n. The act or result of frazzling; the condition or quality of being frazzled; the tag end; a frayed-out end. [Prov. Eng. & U. S.] My fingers are all scratched to frazzles. --Kipling. Gordon had sent word to Lee that he ``had fought his corps to a frazzle.'' --Nicolay & Hay (Life of Lincoln).

Moby Thesaurus

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