thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation (Freq. 1)

became panicky as the snow deepened


felt panicked before each exam


trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd


the terrified horse bolted

Similar to: ↑afraid
Derivationally related forms: ↑panic (for: ↑panicky)

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