panic

  • 21panic — ▪ I. panic pan‧ic 1 [ˈpænɪk] noun [countable, uncountable] 1. a feeling of great fear and anxiety that makes you act without thinking: • The stock market crash left an air of panic from which many individual investors still haven t recovered. •… …

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  • 22panic — pan|ic1 S3 [ˈpænık] n [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: panique caused by panic , from Greek panikos, from Pan ancient Greek god of nature, who caused great fear] 1.) [C usually singular, U] a sudden strong feeling of fear or nervousness that… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23panic — I UK [ˈpænɪk] / US noun Word forms panic : singular panic plural panics ** 1) [singular/uncountable] a sudden strong feeling of fear or worry that makes you unable to think clearly or calmly sheer/blind panic: She felt a moment of sheer panic.… …

    English dictionary

  • 24Panic — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Panic, qui signifie Panique en anglais, peut désigner : Sommaire 1 Biologie 2 Cinéma …

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  • 25panic — panic1 panicky, adj. /pan ik/, n., adj., v., panicked, panicking. n. 1. a sudden overwhelming fear, with or without cause, that produces hysterical or irrational behavior, and that often spreads quickly through a group of persons or animals. 2.… …

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  • 26panic — I n. 1) to cause, create; spread panic 2) to feel panic at (they felt panic at the thought of leaving their family) 3) to avert, prevent panic 4) panic spreads; subsides 5) in a panic over II v. (D; intr.) to panic at (to panic at the outbreak of …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 27panic — pan|ic1 [ pænık ] noun ** 1. ) singular or uncount a sudden strong feeling of fear or worry that makes you unable to think clearly or calmly: sheer/blind panic: She felt a moment of sheer panic. panic spreads: Panic spread quickly through the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 28panic — 1 noun 1 (countable usually singular, uncountable) a sudden strong feeling of fear or nervousness that makes you unable to think clearly or behave sensibly: get into a panic/be thrown into (a) panic: She got into a real panic when she thought she …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29Panic! — Infobox VG| title = Panic! developer = Sega publisher = Data East producer = Hajima Tabe graphics = Renzo Kinoshita music = Kei Tani released = genre = Puzzle modes = Single player ratings = ESRB: Teen (T) platforms = Sega CD, PlayStation 2… …

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  • 30panic — 01. The people in the movie theater began to [panic] and run for the exits when they smelled the smoke. 02. Cam s wife can t swim, so she started to [panic] when our canoe almost tipped over. 03. The citizens of Tokyo fled in [panic] when… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 31Panic — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Panic Produktionsland USA …

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  • 32panic — {{11}}panic (n.1) mass terror, 1708, from earlier adjective (c.1600, modifying fear, terror, etc.), from Fr. panique (15c.), from Gk. panikon, lit. pertaining to Pan; in sense of panic, fright short for panikon deima, from neuter of Panikos of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 33panic — [[t]pæ̱nɪk[/t]] ♦♦♦ panics, panicking, panicked 1) N VAR Panic is a very strong feeling of anxiety or fear, which makes you act without thinking carefully. An earthquake has hit the capital, causing damage to buildings and panic among the… …

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  • 34panic — 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

  • 35panic — I. adjective Etymology: French panique, from Greek panikos, literally, of Pan, from Pan Date: 1603 1. of, relating to, or resembling the mental or emotional state believed induced by the god Pan < panic fear > 2. of, relating to, or arising from&#8230; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 36panic — I. /ˈpænɪk / (say panik) noun 1. a sudden demoralising terror, with or without clear cause, often as affecting a group of persons or animals. 2. an instance, outbreak, or period of such fear. –adjective 3. (of fear, terror, etc.) suddenly&#8230; …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 37panic — panic1 noun sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety. ↘informal frenzied hurry to do something. verb (panics, panicking, panicked) be affected by or cause to feel panic. ↘(panic someone into) drive someone through panic into (hasty or rash action).&#8230; …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 38panic — [ˈpænɪk] noun I 1) [singular/U] a sudden strong feeling of fear or worry that makes you unable to think clearly or calmly Panic spread quickly through the city.[/ex] People are fleeing the area in panic.[/ex] She gets in a panic whenever she has&#8230; …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 39panic — Extreme and unreasoning anxiety and fear, often accompanied by disturbed breathing, increased heart activity, vasomotor changes, sweating, and a feeling of dread. See anxiety. [fr. G. myth. char., Pan] homosexual p. an acute, severe …

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  • 40panic — I pan•ic [[t]ˈpæn ɪk[/t]] n. adj. v. icked, ick•ing 1) psi a sudden overwhelming fear that produces hysterical behavior and that can spread quickly through a crowd 2) psi an instance, outbreak, or period of such fear 3) psi an anxiety disorder&#8230; …

    From formal English to slang