Definition of panic attack in English:
A sudden overwhelming feeling of acute and disabling anxiety: she has suffered from panic attacks since her early twenties the threat of higher taxes gave the stock market a severe panic attack
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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.
Definition of panic attack in:
- US English dictionary
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