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pan·ic

 (păn′ĭk)
n.
1. A sudden, overpowering feeling of fear, often affecting many people at once. See Synonyms at fear.
2. A state of extreme anxiety, such as that involved in a panic attack.
3.
a. A state of frantic activity, usually accompanied by extreme concern or anxiety: The office was in a panic as the deadline approached.
b. A sudden widespread alarm concerning finances, often resulting in a rush to sell property to raise cash.
4. Slang A person or thing that is considered extremely funny.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resulting from sudden, overwhelming terror: panic flight.
2. Of or resulting from a financial panic: panic selling of securities.
3. often Panic Mythology Of or relating to Pan.
tr. & intr.v. pan·icked, pan·ick·ing, pan·ics
To affect or be affected with panic. See Synonyms at frighten.

[From French panique, terrified, from Greek Pānikos, of Pan (a source of terror, as in flocks or herds), groundless (used of fear), from Pān, Pan; see Pan.]

pan′ick·y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.panicky - 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"

panicky

adjective frightened, worried, afraid, nervous, distressed, fearful, frantic, frenzied, hysterical, worked up, windy (slang), agitated, jittery (informal), in a flap (informal), antsy (informal), in a tizzy (informal) Many women feel panicky when travelling alone at night.
composed, together (slang), cool, collected, confident, calm, self-controlled, unfazed (informal), unflappable, unruffled, imperturbable, unexcitable

panicky

adjective
Filled with fear or terror:
Regional: afeard, ascared.
Translations
مُتَسِم بالذُّعْر
panikářský
nervøs
pánikra hajlamos
hræîslugjarn
çok korkmuşdehşete kapılmış

panicky

[ˈpænɪkɪ] ADJ [person, behaviour] → nervioso; [decision, action] → motivado por el pánico or el nerviosismo; [reaction] → nervioso, motivado por el pánico or el nerviosismo
to get panickydejarse llevar por el pánico

panicky

[ˈpænɪki] adj [person] → paniqué(e)panic reaction nréaction f paniquepanic stations npl
it was panic stations → ça a été la panique généralepanic-stricken [ˈpænɪkstrɪkən] adjpaniqué(e)pan lid ncouvercle m de casserole

panicky

adj personüberängstlich; voicepanisch; measure, behaviourpanikartig; to feel panickypanische Angst haben; I get this panicky feeling whenever …ich werde immer nervös or gerate immer in Panik, wenn …; to get panickyin Panik geraten; don’t get panicky!keine Panik!, dreh bloß nicht durch! (inf); panicky reactionKurzschlussreaktion f

panicky

[ˈpænɪkɪ] adj (person) → che si lascia prendere dal panico; (report) → allarmista; (decision) → dettato/a dal panico

panic

(ˈpӕnik) noun
(a) sudden great fear, especially that spreads through a crowd etc. The fire caused a panic in the city.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈpanicked
to make or become so frightened that one loses the power to think clearly. He panicked at the sight of the audience.
ˈpanicky adjective
inclined to panic. She gets panicky in an exam; in a panicky mood.
References in classic literature ?
At six feet the panicky thought rushed into my mind, What if he will not run?
But he was going to the other extreme, growing harder as she was becoming more panicky.
He was a slave to himself, which was natural in one with a healthy ego, but he rebelled in ways either murderous or panicky at being a slave to anybody else.
It was the Wild in him, the fear of hurt and of the trap, that had given rise to the panicky impulses to avoid contacts.
And this collapse of their Great Game (Kim wondered to whom they would report it), this panicky bolt into the night, had come about through no craft of Hurree's or contrivance of Kim's, but simply, beautifully, and inevitably as the capture of Mahbub's fakir-friends by the zealous young policeman at Umballa.
Panicky, they hailed a cab driven by an Arab neighbor, and asked him to step on it.
He suggested to the people to form local committees consisting of the sensible virtuous persons to keep vigil on the activities of the known ruffians and the strangers with suspicious movements without getting panicky and issue necessary advisories to the people particularly the women folk for their safeguard.
Some members in his delegation are making panicky statements,' he said.
It got really panicky after that, as you can imagine KEVIN "I looked to my left at the Carriage Gates, which are heavily fortified.
Srinagar -- In occupied Kashmir, the residents of Baramulla town and attendants of patients in district hospital got panicky after Indian army deployed anti-aircraft guns and a tank in the hospital premises.
But laden down with a massive gingerbread house, Joyce (Alison Steadman, right) is panicky that she won't get home in time for her granddaughter's first Christmas.