What is another word for freak out?

Pronunciation: [fɹˈiːk ˈa͡ʊt] (IPA)

When describing a situation or emotional response, the phrase "freak out" can sometimes be too informal or strong. Fortunately, there are plenty of synonyms to use for those occasions. Instead of freaking out, one could "panic," "lose their composure," or "become agitated." Other phrases that convey a similar meaning include feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or stressed. When dealing with things that are frustrating or difficult to manage, one might feel "exasperated" or "flustered." It's always good to have a broad vocabulary to describe our emotions accurately and avoid overusing phrases like "freak out".

Synonyms for Freak out:

What are the hypernyms for Freak out?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    overreact, panic, lose one's composure, become unhinged.

Famous quotes with Freak out

  • The holidays are also a time when people freak out about their finances. If you don't want to spend the money, why not try some of the other options instead of killing a bunch of animals?
    Christina Applegate
  • I got problems. I freak out, go to a shrink, go through all kinds of therapy and stuff, but I'm learning how to deal with it. That's why I've chosen one hour a night to get all of my aggressions out. to really tell the world the way I feel.
    Jonathan Davis
  • We may freak out globally, but we suffer locally.
    Jonathan Franzen
  • I get terrible butterflies. Before I go onstage, I'll have to freak out for five minutes. I scream. It seems to help!
    Josh Groban
  • When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.
    Jimi Hendrix

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