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1. panic

noun. ['ˈpænɪk'] an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety.

Synonyms

  • terror
  • affright
  • fright
  • fear
  • fearfulness

Antonyms

  • afraid
  • unafraid
  • disesteem
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • panique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • πανικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Panic

  • transoceanic
  • transatlantic
  • telemecanique
  • subvolcanic
  • magellanic
  • inorganic
  • volcanic
  • stefanik
  • stefanic
  • midlantic
  • messianic
  • galvanic
  • titanic
  • szczepanik
  • satanic
  • romanik
  • organic
  • oceanic
  • mechanic
  • mazanec
  • koranic
  • hovanec
  • gigantic
  • germanic
  • chovanec
  • botanic
  • atlantic
  • urbanik
  • stanek
  • franek

How do you pronounce panic?

Pronounce panic as ˈpænɪk.

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Sentences with panic


1. Noun, singular or mass
For example, if you have a warrant for your arrest in North Korea, don’t panic.

2. Verb, base form
When you notice the Check Gauge light is on don't panic.

3. Adjective
But things feel as though they have calmed down for now — at least by way of panic shopping.

Quotes about panic


1. Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
- Anais Nin

2. Don't Panic.
- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

3. Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
- Anaïs Nin

2. panic-struck

adjective. thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation.

Synonyms

  • terrified
  • panicky
  • panicked
  • afraid
  • panic-stricken

Antonyms

  • bold
  • brave
  • fearlessness
  • unconcerned

3. panic-stricken

adjective. thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation.

Synonyms

  • terrified
  • panicky
  • panicked
  • afraid
  • panic-struck

Antonyms

  • bold
  • brave
  • fearlessness
  • unconcerned

4. panic

noun. ['ˈpænɪk'] sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events.

Synonyms

  • red scare
  • scare
  • anxiousness

Antonyms

  • gutsiness
  • boldness
  • unalarming
  • nervelessness

Etymology

  • panique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • πανικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. panic

verb. ['ˈpænɪk'] be overcome by a sudden fear.

Synonyms

  • freak out
  • freak
  • dread
  • fear

Antonyms

  • hardiness
  • hardihood
  • coolness
  • daring

Etymology

  • panique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • πανικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. panic

verb. ['ˈpænɪk'] cause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic.

Synonyms

  • terrorise
  • terrorize

Antonyms

  • pluck
  • courageousness
  • bravery

Etymology

  • panique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • πανικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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