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unstuck

[ uhn-stuhk ]
/ ʌnˈstʌk /
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adjective
freed or loosened from being fastened or stuck: When firmly pushed, the door became unstuck.
out of order, control, or coherence; undone: Their well-laid plans came unstuck under pressure.
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Origin of unstuck

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British Dictionary definitions for unstuck

unstuck
/ (ʌnˈstʌk) /

adjective
freed from being stuck, glued, fastened, etc
come unstuck to suffer failure or disaster
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Other Idioms and Phrases with unstuck

unstuck

see under come apart at the seams.

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