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panic

Synonyms of panic in English:

noun

  • she felt a wave of panic he ran outside in a panic
    alarm, anxiety, nervousness, fear, fright, trepidation, dread, terror, horror, agitation, hysteria, consternation, perturbation, dismay, disquiet, apprehension, apprehensiveness
    informal flap, fluster, state, cold sweat, funk, tizzy, tizz
    North American informal swivet
    [Antonyms] calm, calmness
  • verb

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  • 1 there's no need to panic
    be alarmed, be scared, be nervous, be afraid, overreact, become panic-stricken, take fright, be filled with fear, be terrified, be agitated, be hysterical, lose one's nerve, be perturbed, get overwrought, get worked up, go/fall to pieces, lose control, fall apart
    informal flap, get in a flap, lose one's cool, get the jitters, get into a tizzy/tizz, run around like a headless chicken, freak, freak out, get in a stew, get the willies, get the (screaming) heebie-jeebies
    British informal get the wind up, go into a (flat) spin, have kittens, lose one's bottle, throw a wobbly, have an attack of the wobblies
  • 2 talk of love panicked her
    frighten, alarm, scare, unnerve, fill with panic, agitate, horrify, terrify
    informal throw into a tizzy/tizz, freak, freak out, spook
    British informal put the wind up
    [Antonyms] relax
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