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Definition of panic-stricken adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

panic-stricken

 adjective
adjective
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extremely anxious about something, in a way that prevents you from thinking clearly synonym hysterical He sounded panic-stricken on the phone. Jack caught a glimpse of her panic-stricken face.Extra examples Her panic-stricken mother phoned the police. I was so panic-stricken that I could hardly speak. Lucy was suddenly panic-stricken.
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