Synonyms of panic in English:

panic


See definition of panic

noun

1‘she felt a wave of panic’

SYNONYMS

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

ANTONYMS

calm, calmness


verb

1‘there's no need to panic’

SYNONYMS

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’

SYNONYMS

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

ANTONYMS

relax