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unglued

[ uhn-glood ]
/ ʌnˈglud /
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adjective
separated or detached; not glued.
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Idioms about unglued

    come unglued, Slang.
    1. to become upset, disorganized, or confused; lose emotional control: to come unglued in an emergency.
    2. to disintegrate or collapse; fall apart; break down: The negotiators tried to keep the fragile peace agreement from coming unglued.

Origin of unglued

First recorded in 1685–95; (def. 1) un-1 + glued; (def. 2) unglue + -ed2
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unglued

see under come apart at the seams.

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