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panic

Synonyms of panic in English:

noun

  • 1 a wave of panic
    alarm, anxiety, nervousness, fear, fright, trepidation, dread, terror, agitation, hysteria, consternation, perturbation, dismay, apprehension
    informalflap, fluster, cold sweat, funk, tizzy, swivet
    [Antonyms] calm
  • verb

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  • 1 there's no need to panic
    be alarmed, be scared, be nervous, be afraid, take fright, be agitated, be hysterical, lose one's nerve, get overwrought, get worked up
    informalflap, get in a flap, lose one's cool, get into a tizzy, freak out, get in a stew, have kittens
  • 2 talk of love panicked her
    frighten, alarm, scare, unnerve
    informalthrow into a tizzy, freak out
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