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English definition of “panic”

panic

noun [C, U]     /ˈpænɪk/
B2 a sudden, strong feeling of worry or fear that makes you unable to think or behave calmly: He was in a panic about his exams. She had a panic attack (= suddenly felt extreme panic) in the supermarket.Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
(Definition of panic noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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