Panic - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events (syn: scare)
He was in a panic when he realized how late he was.
There's no reason to get into a panic.
The villagers fled in panic from the approaching army.
The crowd was in a state of panic.
She has panic attacks whenever she has to speak in public.
If something goes wrong, don't panic.
The deer, panicked by the headlights, ran in front of the car.
They felt panic at the thought of leaving their family.
Guests panicked when the bomb exploded.
The children fled in panic.
She got into a panic when she couldn't find the tickets.
The whole nation is in a state of panic following the attacks.
She suffers from terrible panic attacks.
He started to panic when he saw the gun.
Don't panic! We'll soon get you out of there.
present participle: panicking
past tense: panicked
past participle: panicked