panicnoun [ C usually singular, U ]uk /ˈpæn.ɪk/ us /ˈpæn.ɪk/
a state of panic
Carmel was in a panic about her exam.
panicverb [ I or T ]uk /ˈpæn.ɪk/ us /ˈpæn.ɪk/ present participle panicking, past tense and past participle panicked
Don't panic! Everything will be okay.
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