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Stir crazy

DEFINITION

Unable to sit calmly. Anxiety or frustration due to confinement. You go crazy/wild because you can not stir outside of your small room. In general stir crazy refers to anytime you get restless. (Compare to Ants in your pants.)

“Every time we go to church he can’t sit still and goes stir crazy.”

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