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panic

1 noun fear which triggers irrational actionsscaoll masc1líonrith masc4  c m uanbhá masc4  c m u he was in a terrible panic bhí scaoll uafásach faoi, bhí sé i mbarr a chéille she got into a panic tháinig líonrith uirthi, tháinig anbhá uirthi, bhuail scaoll íthe announcement sent them into a panic chuir an fógra scaoll iontulast-minute panic líonrith an nóiméid deiridh 2 noun situation where people act irrationally due to fearscaoll masc1scanradh masc1panic broke out amongst the customers bhuail scaoll na custaiméirí, scanraigh na custaiméiríhe fell in the panic thit sé sa ruaille buaille, thit sé sa tamhach táiscthere's no panic, I'll wait níl aon ghéarphráinn leis, fanfaidh mé; níl deifir ar bith leis, fanfaidh mé
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3 verb experience sudden fear which triggers irrational actions INTRANSITIVEscanraigh verb  c m uthey panicked tháinig scaoll orthu, tháinig líonrith orthu, scanraigh siaddon't panic! tóg go bog é!, coinnigh guaim ort féin!the government is panicking about the vote tá an rialtas i scaoll faoin vótaI panic at the thought of it tagann scaoll orm nuair a smaoiním air 4 verb scare sb into acting irrationally TRANSITIVEscanraigh verb  c m uscaoll a chur ilíonrith a chur arthey were panicked by the fall in the euro scanraigh titim an euro iad, chuir titim an euro scaoll iontuI was panicked into making a mistake bhí a oiread scaoill orm go ndearna mé botún
phrases

to press the panic button

(also

to hit the panic button

, to push the panic button

) dul i scaollscanrúdon't press the panic button just yet ná scanraigh go fóill, coinnigh guaim ort féin go fóill beag

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