- panic, terror - an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
--1 is a kind of fear, fearfulness, fright
Derived forms: verb panic2, verb panic1
- panic, scare - sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events; "panic in the stock market"; "a war scare"; "a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building"
--2 is a kind of anxiety, anxiousness
--2 has particulars: red scare
Derived form: verb panic2
- panic - be overcome by a sudden fear; "The students panicked when told that final exams were less than a week away"
--1 is one way to fear, dread
Derived form: noun panic1
Sam and Sue panic
- panic - cause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic; "The mere thought of an isolation cell panicked the prisoners"
--2 is one way to terrify, terrorize, terrorise
Derived forms: noun panic1, noun panic2
The bad news will panic him