Pan·ic-strick·en Pan·ic-struck, a. Struck with a panic, or sudden fear; thrown into a state of intense fear; as, trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd.
Syn: -- panicky, petrified, terrified, frightened.
adj : thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became
panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before
each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken
crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted" [syn: panicky, panicked,
panic-struck, terrified, frightened]