Meaning of panic

Definition of panic

(noun) an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events; "panic in the stock market"; "a war scare"; "a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building"
(verb) be overcome by a sudden fear; "The students panicked when told that final exams were less than a week away"
cause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic; "The mere thought of an isolation cell panicked the prisoners"

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