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Definition of 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.
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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