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January 12, 2022

Word of the Day: Stir-crazy

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Word of the Day : January 12, 2022

stir-crazy \STER-KRAY-zee\ adjective

What It Means

Stir-crazy means "distraught because of prolonged confinement."

// Guests at the ski lodge began going stir-crazy after Day 3 of being snowed in by the blizzard. 

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Aired January 12, 2022

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I remember feeling stir-crazy when confined to a hospital bed unable to swallow or walk on my own due to a stroke. Thank God I recovered and don’t want to experience that again.
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