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  • adj. In a state of panic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Same as panic-stricken.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to panic; inclined to panic or sudden fright; disposed to disseminate panic; affected by panic used particularly with reference to operations of trade or commerce: as, the market was very panicky.

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  • adj. thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation

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  • "Make a show of resistance, panicky and disorganized, like a whaler might... Present company excepted, Mister Hogg." --Captain Aubrey, "Master and Commander"

    February 21, 2007