unbalance

[uhn-bal-uh ns]

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.

Nearby words

  1. unavailing,
  2. unavoidable,
  3. unaware,
  4. unawares,
  5. unbacked,
  6. unbalanced,
  7. unbalanced translocation,
  8. unballasted,
  9. unbar,
  10. unbarbed

Origin of unbalance

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

Related formsun·bal·ance·a·ble, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for unbalance

unbalance

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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