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Pronunciation: /ˈpænɪk/

Translation of panic in Spanish:


  • 1 u and c (fear, anxiety) pánico (masculine) there was widespread panic on world financial markets cundió el pánico en los mercados financieros del mundo people fled in panic la gente huyó, despavorida or presa del pánico keep calm, don't get into a panic calma, no te dejes llevar por el pánico when the lights went out, the whole crowd was thrown into a panic cuando se apagaron las luces, cundió el pánico entre la gente the announcement spread panic among the shoppers el anuncio sembró el pánico entre la gente que se encontraba en la tienda (before noun/delante del nombre) the strike led to panic food-buying la gente se asustó con la huelga y se lanzó a comprar alimentos panic measure medida (feminine) de emergencia ([ en situaciones de pánico ]) that was a typical panic reaction esa fue una reacción típica de un momento de pánico it was panic stations [colloquial/familiar] reinaba el pánico
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 countable/numerable (funny person, thing) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] he/the show is a panic él/el espectáculo es divertidísimo or comiquísimo, él/el espectáculo es un plato (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar]

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-ck-)

  • dejarse llevar por el pánico he panicked and jumped out of the window presa del pánico, se tiró por la ventana he panicked and pressed the alarm bell le entró el pánico y apretó la alarma don't panic! ¡tranquilo!, ¡cálmate! calm down, there's no need to panic calma, no hay por qué alarmarse

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-ck-)

  • infundirle pánico ato panic sb into sth we were panicked into a hasty decision lo que nos dijeron ( or lo que leímos etc) nos infundió pánico y tomamos una decisión precipitada

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