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tailspin

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  1. a mental or nervous collapse the simultaneous death of his wife and loss of his job caused him to go into a tailspin Synonyms crack-up, nervous breakdown, breakdownRelated Words frazzle, freak-out, meltdown; alarm (also alarum), anxiety, apprehension, disquiet; excitability, nervousness; disturbance; agitation, discomposure, perturbation; basket caseNear Antonyms aplomb, calmness, composure, coolness, imperturbability, placidity, self-possession, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness


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