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Dictionary Definition

panic

Noun

1 an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety [syn: terror]
2 sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events; "panic in the stock market"; "a war scare"; "a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building" [syn: scare]

Verb

1 be overcome by a sudden fear; "The students panicked when told that final exams were less than a week away"
2 cause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic; "The mere thought of an isolation cell panicked the prisoners" [also: panicking, panicked]panicked adj : thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted" [syn: panicky, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified, frightened]panicked See panic

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Verb

panicked
  1. past of panic

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

all up with, beat, beaten, bested, confounded, defeated, discomfited, done for, done in, down, fallen, fixed, floored, hors de combat, in a panic, lambasted, lathered, licked, on the skids, outdone, overborne, overcome, overmastered, overmatched, overpowered, overridden, overthrown, overturned, overwhelmed, panic-prone, panic-stricken, panic-struck, panicky, put to rout, routed, ruined, scattered, settled, silenced, skinned, skinned alive, stampeded, trimmed, trounced, undone, upset, whelmed, whipped, worsted
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