(noun, adjective)


1. marked by intense agitation or emotion

Similar word(s): agitated, feverish

Sentences with hectic as an adjective:

- hectic fever; a hectic patient

- The city center is so hectic at 8 in the morning that I go to work an hour beforehand to avoid the crowds


1. (obsolete) A hectic fever.

2. (obsolete) A flush like one produced by such a fever.