unglued

[uhn-glood]
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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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Related Words for come unglued

disintegrate, malfunction

Idioms and Phrases with come unglued

come unglued

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

unglued

see under come apart at the seams.

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