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unbalance

[ uhn-bal-uhns ]
/ ʌnˈbæl əns /
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verb (used with object), un·bal·anced, un·bal·anc·ing.

to throw or put out of balance.
to disorder or derange, as the mind.

noun

unbalanced condition.

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Origin of unbalance

First recorded in 1580–90; un-2 + balance

OTHER WORDS FROM unbalance

un·bal·ance·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unbalance

unbalance
/ (ʌnˈbæləns) /

verb (tr)

to upset the equilibrium or balance of
to disturb the mental stability of (a person or his mind)

noun

imbalance or instability
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