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Emotional ChargePlay
Manic implies extreme behaviours driven by emotions, not just high energy. SlideThe crowd was manic with joy after the victory.
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Uncontrolled StatePlay
Use 'manic' to suggest a loss of control, almost like a frenzy. SlideThe stock market had a manic day, with people buying and selling in a panic.
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Possible NegativePlay
'Manic' can be positive or negative, often depending on if it's unwelcome or excessive energy. SlideHis manic enthusiasm at 3 a.m. was not appreciated.