- So now here I am, full of fear and panic and anxiety once again.
- Anxiety symptoms were also high, with 64% reporting symptoms of fear, panic or anxiety.
- But it is far more likely that you would be affected by fear and panic than a terrorist weapon.
- We should strengthen the IMF's ability to prevent financial panics from turning into full-scale economic meltdowns such as we've seen in Argentina.
- This suspension was unprecedented in that it was not preceded by a financial panic or a sudden demand for coin.
- Unlike more transitory fads and fashions, however, financial manias and panics have real and lasting economic consequences.
- She span off into a frenzied panic that could only be alleviated by rushing round to the neighbour's for a cup of tea.
- It always starts near Kensington plaza, where people have abandoned their bags of groceries to rush home in a panic.
- As panic ensued gardaí rushed to the scene urging staff and customers to evacuate the building, as they searched to find the potential raider.
verb (panics, panicking, panicked)Back to top
- It was crowded and I started panicking and feeling faint.
- The crowd panicked and some jumped into a well to be crushed by those jumping after them.
- Oh, to be sure, there are always folks who panic, or loot.
- The only goal came in the 25th minute when Crouch's knock-down panicked Scharner into reckless contact with Owen a yard inside the area.
- They will also realise, no matter how long it takes, that they will not panic London into submission, nor will their ultimate aims succeed.
- There were a number of options on the table, some of which were attractive, but the manager says he will not be panicked into making a decision until the future becomes clear.
early 17th century: from French panique, from modern Latin panicus, from Greek panikos, from the name of the god Pan, noted for causing terror, to whom woodland noises were attributed.
- British informal A state of alarm or emergency: many people were at panic stations because of popular unrestMore example sentences
- It was panic stations because I didn't know where she was.
- It would be more desirable to keep the power on, but realistically it is not panic stations if they do not stay on.
- The team rang panic stations, and yet also retained composure.
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- You should probably be nervous and panicky, at the same time appearing nonchalant and bored.
- The stars really are challenging right now, but still nothing to get frantic and panicky about.
- My inexperience there made everything more panicky and full of nervous energy.
- Panicum and related genera, family Gramineae
- Two of the most common, but functionally indeterminate, grass grains regularly identified from American Bottom sites are panic grass (Panicum sp.) and beardgrass.
- In microsites with higher light intensity, little bluestem, big bluestem, Indian grass, and panic grass dominated.
- I live on the unfashionable west side of Santa Fe, where the neighborhood is small and funky, adobe houses sitting in well-tended yards of flax and hollyhocks or the neglected ones of dirt and panic grass with a few old car parts thrown in.
late Middle English: from Latin panicum, from panus 'ear of millet' (literally 'thread wound on a bobbin'), based on Greek pēnos 'web', pēnion 'bobbin'.