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unglued

[uhn-glood]
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adjective
  1. separated or detached; not glued.
Idioms
  1. come unglued, Slang.
    1. to become upset, disorganized, or confused; lose emotional control: to come unglued in an emergency.
    2. to disintegrate or collapse; fall apart; break down: The negotiators tried to keep the fragile peace agreement from coming unglued.

Origin of unglued

1685–95; (def 1) un-1 + glued; (def 2) unglue + -ed2
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Idioms and Phrases with come unglued

come unglued

Also, come unstuck. See come apart at the seams.

unglued

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