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View synonyms for unfix

unfix

[ uhn-fiks ]

verb (used with object)

, un·fixed or un·fixt, un·fix·ing.
  1. to render no longer fixed; fix; unfasten; detach; loosen; free.
  2. to unsettle, as the mind, traditions, or habits.


unfix

/ ʌnˈfɪks /

verb

  1. to unfasten, detach, or loosen
  2. to unsettle or disturb


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Other Words From

  • un·fix·ed·ness [uhn-, fik, -sid-nis, -, fikst, -nis], noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of unfix1

First recorded in 1590–1600; un- 2 + fix

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Example Sentences

And wherefore say, good brother, that I would unfix thy principles of belief?

The power of music, the power of poetry, to unfix and as it were clap wings to solid nature, interprets the riddle of Orpheus.

Fix and unfix bayonet are executed with promptness and regularity but not in cadence.

Fix and unfix bayonet are executed with promptness and regularity, but not in cadence.

She said nothing until he had got up and tried to unfix the ladder without success.

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