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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: etique, from Greek hektikos 'done as a habit, suffering from tuberculosis', from exis 'state of body or mind'

hectic

adjective
     
hec‧tic
1 very busy or full of activity:
I've had a pretty hectic day.
a hectic social life
2 written if your face is a hectic colour, it is very pink:
the hectic flush on her cheeks

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