verb (used with object), pan·icked, pan·ick·ing.
verb (used without object), pan·icked, pan·ick·ing.
Related formspan·ick·y, adjectiveun·pan·ick·y, adjective
Definition for panic (2 of 2)
Origin of panic2
Examples from the Web for panic
Just two young kids experiencing the panic, pain, and then the miracle, of new birth.
Hence, I suspect, the panic, the lockdown, the capitulation.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Someone was sure to capitalize on the Ebola panic, and Dr. Joseph Alton is that guy.
In one sentence, he asserts: “Panic is worse than complacency.”
Panic—and the inevitable panicking about the panic—is counterproductive.
The next morning, in a panic, Fargus had sought out Bofinger.Max Fargus|Owen Johnson
Nor did those who held the muskets help in the matter, for they too were taken with a panic.Roger the Bold|F. S. Brereton
Every obstacle creates confusion, speedily converted into panic by opposition.Destruction and Reconstruction:|Richard Taylor
The English sent fire ships into the Spanish fleet when it was anchored, causing it's ships to disperse in a panic.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly
Everybody seemed seized with a panic, and fled to the sea or the mountains.Twenty Years in Europe|Samuel H. M. Byers
British Dictionary definitions for panic (1 of 2)
verb -ics, -icking or -icked
Derived Formspanicky, adjective
Word Origin for panic
British Dictionary definitions for panic (2 of 2)
Medicine definitions for panic
Related formspan′ic v.
Idioms and Phrases with panic
see push the panic button.