from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Overcome by panic; terrified.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Very frightened, and unable to react sensibly because of panic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Struck with a panic, or sudden fear; thrown into a state of intense fear.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Struck with a panic or sudden and overpowering fear.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
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You get a quick glimpse of the cop behind the wheel, face panic-stricken, as he flies past, plowing through a pile of curbside garbage and newspaper racks.
I don't understand why we have to be so fearful and panic-stricken?
Casino crowd is light, but the few panic-stricken gamblers flee in all directions.
As for me, I was as panic-stricken as a frightened horse.
Even in those panic-stricken early hours, I felt the weight of the other mother in that room, the presence of Mary.
The past nine months of anticipation for this very moment, where I had been consumed with nothing but how to get to this exact place, and now I was panic-stricken.
No panic-stricken looks and fewer last-minute scrambling runs to the MasterChef pantry -- it was evident that we were left with the most capable group thus far.
Alexander and his men moved into the Illyrian camp and killed the first of the enemy as they slept, then attacked the panic-stricken barbarians with such swiftness that they threw aside their weapons and ran from the city, the survivors escaping into the mountains.
Lena remained silent, but turned to look at the panic-stricken man sitting across the room from her, furiously texting.
Suddenly the "mature" teen morphed into a panic-stricken maniac.