unglued

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un·glued

 (ŭn-glo͞od′)
adj.
1. Loosened or separated; unfastened.
2. Informal In confused distress; upset.
Idiom:
come unglued Informal
To lose one's composure.

unglued

(ʌnˈɡluːd)
adj
not fixed by glue

un•glued

(ʌnˈglud)

adj.
separated or detached; not glued.
Idioms:
come unglued, Informal.
a. to lose emotional control.
b. to disintegrate; fall apart: Negotiations have come unglued.
[1685]
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