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panicnoun affright, agitation, alarm, anxiety, awe, confusedness, confusion, consternation, cowardice, discomposure, disorder, disquietude, disturbance, dread, fear, fearfulness, flutter, frenzy, fright, great fear, horror, hysteria, hystericalness, inquietude, irrational terror, nervousness, outcry, overpowering fright, pandemonium, pavor, perturbance, perturbation, phobia, sheer terror, stampede, state of terror, sudden fear, terror, trepidation, turmoil, unreasoning fear
Associated concepts: heat of passion, manslaughter, temmorary insanity
See also: fear, fright, frighten, pandemonium, phobia, trepidation