panic-stricken

adjective
pan·​ic-strick·​en | \ ˈpa-nik-ˌstri-kən How to pronounce panic-stricken (audio) \

Definition of panic-stricken

: overcome with panic

First Known Use of panic-stricken

1766, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of panic-stricken was in 1766

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“Panic-stricken.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panic-stricken. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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panic-stricken

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of panic-stricken

: too frightened to think or act normally : overcome with panic

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