Translation of panic in Spanish:


pánico, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpænɪk//ˈpanɪk/


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    (fear, anxiety)
    pánico masculine
    there was widespread panic on world financial markets cundió el pánico en los mercados financieros del mundo
    • people fled in panic la gente huyó, despavorida / presa del pánico
    • keep calm, don't get into a panic calma, no te dejes llevar por el pánico
    • when the lights went out, the whole crowd was thrown into a panic cuando se apagaron las luces, cundió el pánico entre la gente
    • the announcement spread panic among the shoppers el anuncio sembró el pánico entre la gente que se encontraba en la tienda
    • before noun the strike led to panic food-buying la gente se asustó con la huelga y se lanzó a comprar alimentos
    • panic measure medida de emergencia
    • that was a typical panic reaction esa fue una reacción típica de un momento de pánico
    • Indeed, closely aligned and overlapping neurochemical circuits may underlie separation anxiety and panic.
    • In my panic and fear, I could not remember where the dock was.
    • For other survivors, grief is mixed with panic and fear.
    • Deaths and injuries sustained by ordinary people increase panic, fear, and pessimistic sentiments tenfold.
    • Their cameras witnessed death, dense panic and ashen fear.
    • In fact, the true power of such a device lies not in its ability to spread radiation but in its ability to spread panic and fear.
    • Now here I was, seized by a sudden fit of panic at the last minute, fearing that my head might never be the same again.
    • I felt the salt water in my throat, the fear, panic, and dread.
    • But it is far more likely that you would be affected by fear and panic than a terrorist weapon.
    • So now here I am, full of fear and panic and anxiety once again.
    • Health professionals and ministers are concerned about spreading panic and fear too many warnings might make the population complacent.
    • If we expressed symptoms of panic and fear the diagnosis was clear.
    • I keep getting waves of panic and anxiety today, I just can't seem to get it together.
    • Anxiety symptoms were also high, with 64% reporting symptoms of fear, panic or anxiety.
    • Mere emotions, fear distress or panic, will not suffice.
    • The first chapter defines anxiety and the related constructs of worry, fear, and panic, and then goes on to discuss social anxiety in detail.
    • The resulting fear, panic and sheer terror of that evening, Tim postulated, was so great that a special bond remains.
    • He struggled wildly, his eyes dark with panic and fear.
    • Chabon's local neighborhood becomes a site of panic, and people fear that which is not immediately recognizable.
    • Tommy moved up to the item she'd thrown up on stage, and sudden panic hit his face.
  • 2US informal

    (funny person, thing)
    he/the show is a panic él/el espectáculo es un plato Latin America informal

intransitive verb

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    dejarse llevar por el pánico
    he panicked and jumped out of the window presa del pánico, se tiró por la ventana
    • he panicked and pressed the alarm bell le entró el pánico y apretó la alarma
    • don't panic! ¡cálmate!
    • calm down, there's no need to panic calma, no hay por qué alarmarse
    • Oh, to be sure, there are always folks who panic, or loot.
    • I have an uncle in Washington; around him everyone was frightened, people were panicking.
    • Terrified and panicking, he tried to kick in a glass door to escape his pursuers and, in doing so, fatally lacerated himself.
    • He starts to panic like he always seems to do around me.
    • This is not always the case and there is no point in panicking.
    • I didn't panic, freak out or do any silly praying stuff.
    • With the proper preparation, and if you don't panic, a positive outcome is nearly always possible.
    • I began to panic, terrified that the car would burst into flames and I wouldn't be able to escape.
    • A contemporary newspaper account told of passers-by panicking at the sight of the topper.
    • Well, it's another scare, but it's something that we should not panic about.
    • We didn't have a telephone and, horrified at the sight of blood, I ran into the street panicking.
    • When you get a scare everyone starts to panic, because you're not there with your small child and the worrying thing is that they can't tell you themselves.
    • He said the people seemed to panic more when the fire alarm went off.
    • Everyone around began to panic at the sight and began to whisper and talk about what was going on.
    • Saleem claimed he had failed to report the accident because he panicked and was scared he would be attacked if he stayed.
    • People panicked and stampeded, blows rained down, people fell and hurt themselves in the melee.
    • But with the end in sight, he panicked again and gave his opponent another chance in the fourth set.
    • The crowd panicked and some jumped into a well to be crushed by those jumping after them.
    • Up until now, there's been no cause to panic because living was always cheap here.
    • It was crowded and I started panicking and feeling faint.

transitive verb

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    infundirle pánico a
    to panic sb into sth
    • we were panicked into a hasty decision lo que nos dijeron (or lo que leímos etc.) nos infundió pánico y tomamos una decisión precipitada
    • The club's manager appreciates that he has little time to prepare for the new Rugby League Premiership season, which kicks off on December 2, but he will not be panicked into rushing things.
    • The government was panicked into releasing a statement today in relation to baby care, and it's poorly done, it's poorly researched and it's poorly thought out.
    • Before we allow him to panic her into packing her toothbrush and an airport novel bag for a stay in jail, let's review what happened the last time a leak prompted a federal investigation.
    • They love to panic customers into buying their overpriced insurance cover.
    • They will also realise, no matter how long it takes, that they will not panic London into submission, nor will their ultimate aims succeed.
    • The only goal came in the 25th minute when Crouch's knock-down panicked Scharner into reckless contact with Owen a yard inside the area.
    • There were a number of options on the table, some of which were attractive, but the manager says he will not be panicked into making a decision until the future becomes clear.
    • Plenty of energy and communication from Kendal gave them superiority and Timperley were panicked into making mistakes.
    • He said that the Government has been panicked into providing stand-by generation.
    • Too often they were panicked into giving away penalties and that cost them dear in their final three matches after they had recovered from that England beating.
    • Who will want to compete, when the Government can be panicked into stepping in every time there is a complaint?
    • This panics me into a second's delay, so she decides for me and gets stuck in with the Relaxation Blend before I have the chance to ask her if she would just like to talk instead.