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The sudden onset of intense anxiety, characterized by feelings of intense fear and apprehension and accompanied by palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, trembling, or other related symptoms. Also called anxiety attack.
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(Psychology) an episode of acute and disabling anxiety associated with such physical symptoms as hyperventilation and sweating. See also panic disorder
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|Noun||1.||panic attack - a sudden attack of fear|
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attacco di panico
n (Psych) → Panikanfall m; to have a panic attack → einen Panikanfall bekommen
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