verb (used with object), pan·icked, pan·ick·ing.
verb (used without object), pan·icked, pan·ick·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM panicpan·ick·y, adjectiveun·pan·ick·y, adjective
Words nearby panic
Example sentences from the Web for panicking
As scary as contagion can seem, nobody should be panicking, no matter which virus happens to be making the headlines.
The Golden State should probably be panicking more than it is.California May Have Its Driest Season in 500 Years|Kate Galbraith|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lanier suggested that the incident was not the result of somebody mistakenly driving into a barricade and then panicking.What Pushed Miriam Carey to a Capitol Hill Tragedy?|Michael Daly|October 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She does admit that at first she was panicking about being compared to her co-host.‘Nikki & Sara Live’ Is Late-Night TV’s Best-Kept Secret|Anna Brand|August 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet, far from panicking over this influx, the Jordanian monarch may actually have turned it to an advantage.Jordan’s King Abdullah: ‘The New Taliban Are in Syria’|Christopher Dickey|January 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He had been chased from the swamp and, young though he was, he had planned and executed a masterly retreat instead of panicking.The Black Fawn|James Arthur Kjelgaard
Yet, in a free corner of my mind, I was shocked at how badly we were all panicking.The Big Time|Fritz Reuter Leiber
British Dictionary definitions for panicking (1 of 2)
verb -ics, -icking or -icked
Derived forms of panicpanicky, adjective
Word Origin for panic
British Dictionary definitions for panicking (2 of 2)
Medical definitions for panicking
Other words from panicpan′ic v.
Idioms and Phrases with panicking
see push the panic button.