- to throw or put out of balance.
- to disorder or derange, as the mind.
- unbalanced condition.
Origin of unbalance
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Examples from the Web for unbalance
Was it a fact that she had allowed her loss to unbalance—well, her judgment?Ruth Fielding Down East
Alice B. Emerson
The shock, moreover, was enough to unbalance the most critical judgment.When Ghost Meets Ghost
William Frend De Morgan
The only sensation was unbalance, as if I were walking uphill.The Scapegoat
An unbalance in one element will lock up another element until one has quite a time unlocking them again.
She had, in her high moments, believed herself an adventuress whose poise and plans nothing could unbalance.Children of the Whirlwind
- to upset the equilibrium or balance of
- to disturb the mental stability of (a person or his mind)
- imbalance or instability
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