panic-stricken

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

Definition of panic-stricken

: overcome with panic

First Known Use of panic-stricken

1766

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panic-stricken

Definition of panic-stricken for English Language Learners

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


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