Panic-struck
Panic-stricken Pan"ic-strick`en, Panic-struck Pan"ic-struck`, a. Struck with a panic, or sudden fear; thrown into a state of intense fear; as, trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd. --Burke.

Syn: panicky, petrified, terrified, frightened. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • panic-struck — adjective 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 • Syn: ↑panicky, ↑panicked, ↑panic stricken …   Useful english dictionary

  • Panic-stricken — Pan ic strick en, Panic struck Pan ic struck , a. Struck with a panic, or sudden fear; thrown into a state of intense fear; as, trying to keep back the panic stricken crowd. Burke. Syn: panicky, petrified, terrified, frightened. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • panic-stricken — [pan′ikstruk΄pan′ik strik΄ən] adj. stricken with panic; badly frightened; hysterical and out of control from fear: also panic struck [pan′ikstruk΄] …   English World dictionary

  • panic-stricken — adjective thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation (Freq. 1) became panicky as the snow deepened felt panicked before each exam trying to keep back the panic stricken crowd the terrified horse bolted • Syn: ↑panicky, ↑panicked …   Useful english dictionary

  • panic-stricken — Synonyms and related words: afraid, aghast, alarmed, appalled, distressed, fearful, frenzied, horrified, horror struck, hysterical, in a tizzy, jittery, jumpy, nervous, panic struck, panicky, perturbed, petrified, scared stiff, stunned, stupefied …   Moby Thesaurus

  • panic-stricken — /pan ik strik euhn/, adj. overcome with, characterized by, or resulting from fear, panic, or the like: panic stricken parents looking for their child; a panic stricken phone call. Also panic struck /pan ik struk /. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • panic-stricken — /ˈpænɪk strɪkən/ (say panik strikuhn) adjective affected by panic. Also, panic struck …   Australian English dictionary

  • Panic at the Disco — Infobox musical artist Name = Panic at the Disco Img capt = Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Genre =Emo [ [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg sql=11:jxfexqlsldfe T1 allmusic ((( Panic at the Disco >… …   Wikipedia

  • panic — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a sudden uncontrollable fear or alarm. b (attrib.) characterized or caused by panic (panic buying). 2 infectious apprehension or fright esp. in commercial dealings. v.tr. & intr. (panicked, panicking) (often foll. by into) affect… …   Useful english dictionary

  • panic-stricken — pan′ic strick en or pan′ic struck adj. overcome with, characterized by, or resulting from fear or panic • Etymology: 1795–1805 …   From formal English to slang

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