One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
alarmed, frightened, scared, scared stiff, frightened out of one's wits, scared out of one's wits, frightened to death, scared to death, terrified, terror-stricken, terror-struck, petrified, horrified, horror-stricken, horror-struck, fearful, afraid, aghast, panicky, panic-struck, frenzied, frantic, in a frenzy, nervous, agitated, hysterical, beside oneself, perturbed, dismayed, disquieted, worked up, overwrought
informal in a cold sweat, in a funk, in a blue funk, in a flap, in a fluster, in a state, in a tizz, in a tizzy, jumpy, jittery
British informal in a flat spin, funky
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