The panic is exacerbated when those still working presumably safely in the affected areas are worried, too.
Which still fails to explain why CBS so willingly pumped up the panic about a routine, if serious, infection in Houston.
The belle of the panic ball on Friday was Bloomberg (well, aside from cable news).
Someone was sure to capitalize on the Ebola panic, and Dr. Joseph Alton is that guy.
One of the reasons behind the panic comes from the fact that contemporary art has stopped selling well at auction.
His dilatory action seemed to increase the young woman's panic.
In spite of the panic the Spaniards had retained hold of their prisoner.
Then they take advantage of the panic which ensues and attack at close quarters.
The children shared the panic, more or less: and not only they.
Henry heard the cries of the warriors and he knew from their nature that panic was in complete control of the band.
"mass terror," 1708, from earlier adjective (c.1600, modifying fear, terror, etc.), from French panique (15c.), from Greek panikon, literally "pertaining to Pan," the god of woods and fields, who was the source of mysterious sounds that caused contagious, groundless fear in herds and crowds, or in people in lonely spots.
In the sense of "panic, fright" the Greek word is short for panikon deima "panic fright," from neuter of Panikos "of Pan." Meaning "widespread apprehension about financial matters" is first recorded 1757. Panic button in figurative sense is first recorded 1955, the literal sense apparently is from parachuting. Panic attack attested by 1970.
type of grass, early 15c., from Old French panic "Italian millet," from Latin panicum "panic grass, kind of millet," from panus "ear of millet, a swelling" (cf. panocha).
1827, "to afflict with panic," from panic (n.). Intransitive sense of "to lose one's head, get into a panic" is from 1902. Related: Panicked; panicking.
panic pan·ic (pān'ĭk)
A sudden overpowering feeling of terror.
A very funny person; an effective comedian; a STITCH (1924+)