panic

Definitions

General English

Banking

  • noun a state of being very frightened

Forex

  • A situation where a large number of traders suddenly react in fear, resulting in a sharp market movement, either higher or lower. When many forex market participants become convinced of a currency's collapse, the ensuing panic selling usually results in that currency's devaluation.

Medical

  • noun a feeling of great fear which cannot be stopped and which sometimes results in irrational behaviour

Military

  • noun loss of self-control as a result of fear or anxiety
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