panic attack Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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panic attacknoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​suddenperiod of ​severe anxiety in which ​yourheartbeatsfast, you have ​troublebreathing, and you ​feel as if something very ​bad is going to ​happen
(Definition of panic attack from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “panic attack”
in Chinese (Simplified) (一阵突如其来的)惊慌失措,惶恐…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一陣突如其來的)驚慌失措,惶恐…
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