verb (used with object), un·glued, un·glu·ing.
to separate or detach by or as if by overcoming an adhesive agent: to unglue a sticker from a wall.
- to confuse or upset: He was unglued by his opponent's superb defense.
- to cause to fail or lose effectiveness.
discourage, dishearten, unsettle, dampen, dispirit, upset, disorganize, disturb, cripple, deject, daunt, debilitate, embarrass, disconcert, sap, undermine, weaken, unzip, discountenance, rattle
Origin of unglue
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