- 1. panic, terror, affright, fear, fearfulness, fright
- usage: an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
- 2. panic, scare, anxiety, anxiousness
- usage: sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events; "panic in the stock market"; "a war scare"; "a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building"
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- 1. panic, fear, dread
- usage: be overcome by a sudden fear; "The students panicked when told that final exams were less than a week away"
- 2. panic, terrify, terrorize, terrorise
- usage: cause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic; "The mere thought of an isolation cell panicked the prisoners"
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