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spastic

1. adjective, slang Clumsy or incompetent, especially due to being careless, foolish, or out of control. Potentially offensive due to originally having been a derogatory term for someone with spastic paralysis or cerebral palsy. My parents are making me take my spastic little sister with me to the mall. He gets so spastic when he's around that girl he likes.
2. noun, slang A person who is clumsy or incompetent in such a way. Potentially offensive. I can't believe I sent that embarrassing email to the entire office. God, I'm such a spastic! You're always messing up our games with your stupid antics, Tommy! Why do you have to be such a spastic all the time?

spastic

mod. overly responsive; out of control. She can get so spastic when I come in late.
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China giggled spastically. Each gasp seemed to be yanked out of her by an unseen hand jerking an unseen string.
As she stood up, the building shifted beneath her feet - first to the left and then to the right, twisting from side to side as if the entire house were being slowly pushed down an embankment of sand, gathering momentum until the furniture danced spastically upon the hardwood floors.
He possessed, along with a closet full of stupid door prizes, the more abstract but lasting memory of himself jumping around spastically on the dance floor in a rare moment of inhibition, while simultaneously puzzling over the lyric: "You can't hope / To Understand / The New York Times effect on man."
He was beckoning spastically from his usual spot stage-right, known as The Crypt.
And with enormous will, I moved an arm spastically across the bed.
Jasper residents allocate slightly more of their expenditure to catalogue sales, although the mean differences are not spastically significant.
Their flight was long and swooping, and when the first flock committed and the call came, the cranes spastically folded in mid-air, like a kid going over the handlebars of his bike.
Every person in the room is holding a dreamswatter in one hand and throwing sparkly baby powder spastically with the other.
And then the MRS began to twitch spastically. A pike's teeth were snagged in the net very near the fist-sized hole that was spewing forth minnows like a fire hose.
Control in the severity of diabetes mellitus lead to improvement in hearing thresholds which was spastically significant at higher frequencies.
Sullivan in a title fight and he quartered jerkily, spastically around, trying to find and focus on whoever had attacked him with a sledge hammer.
His blog, Live My Lief, houses YouTube videos of him spastically reading his poems, but there are also posts with screenshots of cryptic tweets, animated GIFs of him spouting inspirational phrases, endless selfles and a series of longer-form writing entries like "Why I Dropped Out of My Poetry MFA Program".