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Example sentences containing 'panic'

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Now we have smartphone addiction to panic about. Smithsonian Mag (2017)She says she suffers from anxiety and panic attacks and is unemployed. The Sun (2016) Suddenly a panic rises through me. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now there's a panic button for that precise crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But don't panic if you get less. The Sun (2016)I can still feel the icy chill of panic that hit me. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I'm constantly anxious and my panic attacks just get worse all the time. The Sun (2016) People panic, but London can really take it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I feel sick and panic. The Sun (2016)Why is she so anxious and feeling so overwhelmed at times that her anxiety spirals into panic? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Why do people enjoy panicking so much? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The country is suddenly in a panic. The Sun (2006)They were equipped with panic buttons in case anything went wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One encouraging barometer of retailer sentiment suggests no one is panicking yet. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You will have moments of absolute panic but you will ride through them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This provoked a sudden panic that it could be a bad omen. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The moral panic that followed her birth looks rather silly today. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They work underground and they do not panic in this situation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These are the right priorities for any central bank at a time of financial panic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But it shows how medical tests can cause unnecessary panic. The Sun (2012)Not that you want to panic about that. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This news threw many people into a panic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Two carbon exchanges were forced to suspend trading as panic hit investors fearful that they had bought invalid permits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We went on deck and there was smoke and flames coming from one direction and there was just complete panic. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are the panic and anxiety. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Time to hit the panic button? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The incidents have sparked panic in tourist hotspot and there are real fears the sightings will lead to holidaymakers avoiding the area. The Sun (2011)Ministers' comments sparked panic buying of petrol. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The lists of injured, dead and detained told their own story of panic and terror. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You could suddenly find yourself panicking, as you have so much to do for yourself first. The Sun (2016)

Synonyms of 'panic'

go to pieces, overreact, become hysterical, have kittens

Trends of 'panic'

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Translations for 'panic'

British English: panic /ˈpænɪk/ NOUN
Panic is a strong feeling of anxiety or fear that makes you act without thinking carefully.
A look of panic crossed the man's face.
  • American English: panic
  • Arabic: ذُعْرٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pânico
  • Chinese: 惊慌
  • Croatian: panika
  • Czech: panika
  • Danish: panik
  • Dutch: paniek
  • European Spanish: pánico
  • Finnish: paniikki
  • French: panique
  • German: Panik
  • Greek: πανικός
  • Italian: panico
  • Japanese: パニック
  • Korean: 공포
  • Norwegian: panikk
  • Polish: panika
  • European Portuguese: pânico
  • Romanian: panică
  • Russian: паника
  • Spanish: pánico
  • Swedish: panik
  • Thai: ความหวาดกลัวหรือวิตกกังวล
  • Turkish: panik
  • Ukrainian: паніка
  • Vietnamese: sự hoảng sợ
British English: panic /ˈpænɪk/ VERB
If you panic, or if someone or something panics you, you become anxious or afraid, and act without thinking carefully.
I panicked when the spider fell onto my knee.
  • American English: panic
  • Arabic: يُصِيبُ بِالْذُّعْرِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: entrar em pânico
  • Chinese: 惊慌
  • Croatian: paničariti
  • Czech: panikařit
  • Danish: gå i panik
  • Dutch: in paniek raken
  • European Spanish: entrar en pánico
  • Finnish: joutua paniikkiin
  • French: paniquer
  • German: in Panik geraten
  • Greek: πανικοβάλλομαι
  • Italian: lasciarsi prendere dal panico
  • Japanese: うろたえる
  • Korean: 공포에 사로잡히다
  • Norwegian: få panikk
  • Polish: spanikować
  • European Portuguese: entrar em pânico
  • Romanian: a se panica
  • Russian: паниковать
  • Spanish: entrar en pánico
  • Swedish: gripas av panik
  • Thai: ทำให้ตื่นตกใจ
  • Turkish: paniğe kapılmak
  • Ukrainian: панікувати
  • Vietnamese: hoảng sợ


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