Synonyms of panic in English:


See definition of panic


1‘she felt a wave of panic’


alarm, anxiety, nervousness, fear, fright, trepidation, dread, terror, horror, agitation, hysteria, consternation, perturbation, dismay, disquiet, apprehension, apprehensiveness

informal flap, fluster, state, cold sweat, funk, tizzy, tizz

North American informal swivet


calm, calmness


1‘there's no need to panic’


be alarmed, be scared, be nervous, be afraid, overreact, become panic-stricken, take fright, be filled with fear, be terrified, be agitated, be hysterical, lose one's nerve, be perturbed, get overwrought, get worked up, fall to pieces, go to pieces, lose control, fall apart

informal flap, get in a flap, lose one's cool, get the jitters, get into a tizz, get into a tizzy, run around like a headless chicken, freak, freak out, get in a stew, get the willies, get the heebie-jeebies, get the screaming heebie-jeebies

British informal get the wind up, go into a spin, go into a flat spin, have kittens, lose one's bottle, throw a wobbly, have an attack of the wobblies

2‘talk of love panicked her’


frighten, alarm, scare, unnerve, fill with panic, agitate, horrify, terrify

informal throw into a tizz, throw into a tizzy, freak, freak out, spook

British informal put the wind up