Definition of panic attack in English:

panic attack

Syllabification: pan·ic at·tack


  • A sudden feeling of acute and disabling anxiety.
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    • More than a feeling of anxiety, a panic attack produces distinctive physical symptoms.
    • Sometimes anxiety explodes in a panic attack, marked by a general feeling of terror.
    • She says she suffered an acute panic attack, sending her to the emergency room.

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