panic-stricken

adjective
pan·ic-strick·en | \ˈpa-nik-ˌstri-kən \

Definition of panic-stricken 

: overcome with panic

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1766, in the meaning defined above

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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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