unfix

[ uhn-fiks ]
/ ʌnˈfɪks /

verb (used with object), un·fixed or un·fixt, un·fix·ing.

to render no longer fixed; unfasten; detach; loosen; free.
to unsettle, as the mind, traditions, or habits.

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Origin of unfix

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

OTHER WORDS FROM unfix

un·fix·ed·ness [uhn-fik-sid-nis, -fikst-nis], /ʌnˈfɪk sɪd nɪs, -ˈfɪkst nɪs/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unfix

unfix
/ (ʌnˈfɪks) /

verb (tr)

to unfasten, detach, or loosen
to unsettle or disturb
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