HyperDic: panic

English > 4 senses of the word panic:
NOUNfeelingpanic, terror, affrightan overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
statepanic, scaresudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
VERBemotionpanicbe overcome by a sudden fear
emotionpaniccause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic
panic > pronunciation
Soundspae'nihk
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English > panic: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety.
Synonymsterror, affright
NarrowerswivetA panic or extreme discomposure
Broaderfear, fearfulness, frightAn emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
Spanishhorror, pánico, terror
Catalanhorror, pànic, terror
Adjectivespanickythrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
Verbspanicbe overcome by a sudden fear
paniccause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic
English > panic: 4 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningsudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events.
Example"panic in the stock market"
Synonymscare
Narrowerred scareA period of general fear of communists
Broaderanxiety, anxiousness(psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
Spanishpánico
Catalanpànic
Verbspaniccause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic
English > panic: 4 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningBe overcome by a sudden fear.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue panic
Example"The students panicked when told that final exams were less than a week away"
Caused bypanicCause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic
Narrowerfreak out, freak, gross outLose one's nerve
Broaderfear, dreadBe afraid or scared of
Spanishtener miedo
Nounspanican overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
English > panic: 4 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningCause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will panic him
Example"The mere thought of an isolation cell panicked the prisoners"
Cause topanicBe overcome by a sudden fear
Broaderterrify, terrorize, terroriseFill with terror
Nounspanican overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
panicsudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events

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