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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
Translations of “panic”
in Arabic فَزَع, ذُعْر, هَلَع…
in Korean 공황…
in Malaysian panik…
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 Vietnamese hoảng loạn…
in Spanish pánico…
in Portuguese pânico…
in Thai ความตื่นตกใจ…
in German die Panik…
in Catalan pànic…
in Japanese パニック…
in Indonesian kepanikan, ketakutan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恐慌,惊慌…
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