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pan·ic-strick·en(păn′ĭk-strĭk′ən) also pan·ic-struck (-strŭk′)
Overcome by panic; terrified.
affected by panic
overcome with, characterized by, or resulting from fear or panic.
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|Adj.||1.||panic-stricken - thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted"|
afraid - filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"
adjective frightened, alarmed, scared, terrified, startled, horrified, fearful, frenzied, hysterical, agitated, unnerved, petrified, aghast, panicky, scared stiff, in a cold sweat (informal), frightened to death, scared shitless (taboo slang), terror-stricken, shit-scared (taboo slang), horror-stricken, frightened out of your wits Thousands of panic-stricken refugees fled the city.