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Definition of Panic

Panic

  1. A plant of the genus Panicum; panic grass; also, the edible grain of some species of panic grass.
  2. Extreme or sudden and causeless; unreasonable; -- said of fear or fright; as, panic fear, terror, alarm.
  3. A sudden, overpowering fright; esp., a sudden and groundless fright; terror inspired by a trifling cause or a misapprehension of danger; as, the troops were seized with a panic; they fled in a panic.
  4. By extension: A sudden widespread fright or apprehension concerning financial affairs.

Panic Quotations

Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
Anais Nin

Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.
Simon Sinek

I don't have the panic I used to have, meeting people who are androgynous, but when you meet someone whose identity is unclear, that throws your own identity into flux because the way we treat each other is very gendered.
Alice Dreger

If you know people who are suicidal, or if you know people who are bipolar, depressed, have panic attack disorder, just be there for them. They're going through something that's very, very hard.
Eric Millegan

I sometimes wonder how we're short of cod. There's gonna be a load deep down that are hiding. But it's a good reason to put the price up, and it means a load of people will have haddock. They should tell people they're running out of all sorts. Make 'em panic a bit.
Karl Pilkington
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Panic Translations

panic in Dutch is paniek
panic in French is panique
panic in German is Panik, panisch
panic in Italian is panico
panic in Norwegian is panikk
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