English version

panicky

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpanickypan‧ic‧ky /ˈpænɪki/ adjective informal  NERVOUSvery nervous and anxious By ten o'clock she was starting to get a bit panicky.
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panickyStories appeared that were untrue, newspapers quoted things she had not said and she began to feel panicky.And above all, this crime was spontaneous, panicky and angry.After waiting for him for two hours, Lorna got panicky and called the police.You receive a panicky call from a department head.Crowds of angry, panicky depositors threw stones at government buildings and police.Arriving late to find all moving stairways were out of order a panicky half mile sprint was needed to catch our plane.Depression is an inability to function; women feel panicky, lethargic, unable to enjoy the baby.panicky motoristsI began to feel panicky, sure that I was going to miss the train.She had panicky thoughts about the Clifton suspension bridge and its alarming suicide rate, but Tavett did not mention Clifton."Is he really dead?" Abe asked in a panicky voice.
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