tailspin(redirected from tailspinning)
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1. The rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep, spiral spin.
2. Informal A loss of emotional control sometimes resulting in emotional collapse.
1. (Aeronautics) aeronautics another name for spin16
2. informal a state of confusion or panic
n., v. -spinned, -spin•ning. n.
2. a sudden collapse into failure or confusion.v.i.
3. to take or experience a sudden and dramatic downturn.
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|Noun||1.||tailspin - loss of emotional control often resulting in emotional collapse|
agitation - a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
|2.||tailspin - rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral|