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panic

noun [C/U]  /ˈpæn·ɪk/ us  
a sudden, strong feeling of anxiety or fear that prevents reasonable thought and action and may spread to influence many people: [U] When fire broke out, 602 people died in the panic that ensued. Panic is also used to describe any behavior that is sudden, extreme, and results from fear: [C] A brief panic overtook the financial markets in October.
panic
verb [I/T]  /ˈpæn·ɪk/ ( present participle panicking, past tense and past participle panicked) us  
[I] The driver who hit him panicked and fled.
panicky
adjective  /ˈpæn·ɪ·ki/ us  
a panicky feeling
Translations of “panic”
in Korean 공황…
in Arabic فَزَع, ذُعْر, هَلَع…
in French panique…
in Turkish panik, büyük korku…
in Italian panico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 恐慌,驚慌…
in Russian паника…
in Polish panika…
in Spanish pánico…
in Portuguese pânico…
in German die Panik…
in Catalan pànic…
in Japanese パニック…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恐慌,惊慌…
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