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panic-stricken

[pan-ik-strik-uh n] /ˈpæn ɪkˌstrɪk ən/
adjective
1.
overcome with, characterized by, or resulting from fear, panic, or the like:
panic-stricken parents looking for their child; a panic-stricken phone call.
Also, panic-struck
[pan-ik-struhk] /ˈpæn ɪkˌstrʌk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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British Dictionary definitions for panicstricken

panic-stricken

adjective
1.
affected by panic
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