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As a woman in her early 60s with diabetes and a history of stress-induced asthma, the early months of the pandemic were peaks of panic and exhaustion for every 12-hour shift my mother put on the clock.

From Eater

Don’t panic, though—there are still plenty of other things you can do.

The Houstons, both in their early sixties, were not the kind of people to panic in the face of an emergency.

When the boy saw his former teacher, he panicked and ran away.

Oh, and she never ever panics after a stock market meltdown.

From Fortune

It's a panicky move coming amid a deluge of corruption allegations a week before key elections.

“He was embarrassed and panicky and apologized and said ‘I wanted to see if I could get myself free,’” she told the court.

You heard the panicky tones of operatives flooded with calls from the field about technical snafus and mass confusion.

There is also no reason for a panicky Islamophobic response.

People get panicky, they're afraid to stay the course, so they start selling.

He turned quickly and made off into the woods, followed by a loud, daunting laugh which spurred his pace to a panicky gallop.

She had an instant of hesitation, of an almost panicky desire to go back and repair her folly, ere it was too late.

What was coming in was uniformly excited, some panicky, and all in fairly standard Lingua Terra.

She had a drooping Southern accent, and a manner which fluctuated between arch audacity and fits of panicky hauteur.

But, if you can collect and arrange your gray brain matter, and suppress all panicky feeling, it is easily got along with.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to panicky, such as: anxious, apprehensive, discouraged, distressed, fearful, and frightened.

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