into a spin

into a spin

Into a state of increasing panic, agitation, or desperation, especially as may lead to failure, decline, or stagnation. It seems like we're entering into a spin as a society, with the amount of hatred and distrust everyone seems to be aiming at one another. They were at the top of the league last season, but following a series of downright bewildering and embarrassing losses, the team seems to have gone into something of a spin lately.
See also: spin