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noun as in extreme fright

noun as in sudden drop in value in financial markets

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If the panic was back with fresh branding as QAnon, it had a new ally in Facebook.

I was having panic attacks, heart palpitations, and had developed a major sleeping issue, which ultimately led to me being prescribed Xanax.

From Fortune

His parents panicked, fearing he had been kidnapped, or worse.

From Ozy

I would advise not to stop and not to panic, the situation will somehow be solved and the brand will either resist or not.

As the platform entertains millions of users, the spread of misinformation was creating panic among the users and misleading them regarding the seriousness of the Pandemic.

Just two young kids experiencing the panic, pain, and then the miracle, of new birth.

Hence, I suspect, the panic, the lockdown, the capitulation.

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.

We stood staring after the fugitives in perfect bewilderment, totally unable to explain their apparently causeless panic.

Two artillery subalterns who had fought their way through a mob stricken with panic for the moment, soon arrived.

He was naturally frightfully upset about it, and a regular panic sprang up in the neighbourhood.

She should not show panic because of the mysterious noise in the loft of the abandoned Carter house.

General Wheatonʼs brigade captured Malinta, and the insurgents fled panic-stricken after having suffered severely.

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On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to panic, such as: alarm, confusion, consternation, dismay, dread, and fear.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.