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un·bal·anced

 (ŭn-băl′ənst)
adj.
1. Not in balance or in proper balance.
2. Not evenly or properly distributed: an unbalanced allotment of resources.
3. Showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior.
4. Accounting Not satisfactorily adjusted so that debit and credit correspond.
5. Not treating all sides with due importance: unbalanced reporting in the press.

unbalanced

(ʌnˈbælənst)
adj
1. lacking balance
2. irrational or unsound; erratic
3. (Psychology) mentally disordered or deranged
4. biased; one-sided: unbalanced reporting.
5. (Accounting & Book-keeping) (in double-entry book-keeping) not having total debit balances equal to total credit balances
6. (Electronics) electronics (of signals or circuitry) not symmetrically disposed about earth or zero reference potential

un•bal•anced

(ʌnˈbæl ənst)

adj.
1. lacking balance or the proper balance.
2. lacking steadiness and soundness of judgment.
3. mentally disordered; disturbed or deranged.
4. (of an account) not adjusted; not brought to an equality of debits and credits.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unbalanced - being or thrown out of equilibriumunbalanced - being or thrown out of equilibrium  
balanced - being in a state of proper equilibrium; "the carefully balanced seesaw"; "a properly balanced symphony orchestra"; "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history"; "a balanced blend of whiskeys"; "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"
2.unbalanced - affected with madness or insanityunbalanced - affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
3.unbalanced - debits and credits are not equalunbalanced - debits and credits are not equal  
accounting - a system that provides quantitative information about finances
unequal - poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure

unbalanced

adjective
1. deranged, disturbed, unstable, touched, mad, crazy, barking (slang), eccentric, insane, irrational, erratic, lunatic, demented, unsound, unhinged, loopy (informal), out to lunch (informal), barking mad (slang), gonzo (slang), not all there, doolally (slang), off your trolley (slang), up the pole (informal), non compos mentis (Latin), not the full shilling (informal), wacko or whacko (informal), a sausage short of a fry-up (slang) He was shown to be mentally unbalanced.
2. biased, one-sided, prejudiced, unfair, partial, partisan, unjust, inequitable unbalanced and unfair reporting
3. irregular, not balanced, lacking unbalanced and uncontrolled diets
4. shaky, unstable, wobbly The Logan Air BAe 46 was noticeably unbalanced.
shaky balanced, stable

unbalanced

adjective
Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
Informal: bonkers, cracked, daffy, gaga, loony.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Idioms: around the bend, crazy as a loon, mad as a hatter, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's head, off one's rocker, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, sick in the head, stark raving mad.
Translations
غَيْر مُتَّزِنغَيْر مُتوازِن
nevyváženývyšinutý
ensidiguafbalanceretuligevægtig
beszámíthatatlan
sem er ekki í jafnvægitruflaîur á geîsmunum
be pusiausvyrosvienpusis
nevyvážený

unbalanced

[ˈʌnˈbælənst] ADJ
1. (physically) → desequilibrado; (mentally) → trastornado, desequilibrado
2. (Fin) → no conciliado

unbalanced

[ˌʌnˈbælənst] adj
(= disturbed) [person, mind] → déséquilibré(e)
(= biased) [reporting, report] → partial(e)

unbalanced

adj
painting, diet, economyunausgewogen; report, view of lifeeinseitig; ship etcnicht im Gleichgewicht; the structure of the committee was unbalancedder Ausschuss war unausgewogen or sehr einseitig besetzt
mindunstet; (also mentally unbalanced, = deranged, mad) → irre, verrückt; (= slightly crazy)nicht ganz normal
account, budgetnicht saldiert or ausgeglichen

unbalanced

[ˌʌnˈbælənst] adjnon equilibrato/a; (mentally) → squilibrato/a

unbalanced

(anˈbӕlənst) adjective
1. without the proper amount of attention being given to everything. If we don't hear both sides of the argument, we'll get an unbalanced view of the situation.
2. disordered in the mind; not quite sane. The murderer was completely unbalanced.
References in classic literature ?
Pontellier's mind to wonder if his wife were not growing a little unbalanced mentally.
He believed that the terrors and hardships she had undergone during captivity among the blacks and her frightful experience with the two Swedes had unbalanced her mind but as the days passed and he became better acquainted with her and able to observe her under the ordinary conditions of the quiet of his African home he was forced to admit that her strange tale puzzled him not a little, for there was no other evidence whatever that Meriem was not in full possession of her normal faculties.
Blanche Stroeve didn't commit suicide because I left her, but because she was a foolish and unbalanced woman.
Was there anything in your letter which might have unbalanced him or induced him to take such a step?
The literature of the Negro in America is colossal, from political oratory through abolitionism to "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and "Cotton is King"--a vast mass of books which many men have read to the waste of good years (and I among them); but the only books that I have read a second time or ever care again to read in the whole list (most of them by tiresome and unbalanced "reformers") are "Uncle Remus" and "Up from Slavery"; for these are the great literature of the subject.
Seal, we have to aim at a judicious combination of the two," he added in his magisterial way to check the unbalanced enthusiasm of the women.
However, she explained that by her belief that his mind was unbalanced through constant application to his weird obsession.
When a moment later he recognized Tarzan it was with difficulty that they could convince him that his sorrow had not unbalanced his mind, for with the other members of the party he had been so thoroughly convinced that the ape-man was dead it was a problem to reconcile the conviction with the very lifelike appearance of Jane's "forest god.
You don't remember me at present, which is natural enough in the unbalanced condition of your mind, consequent, you will understand (as a professional person yourself) on copious loss of blood.
You know, straight coconut is what the agriculturists call an unbalanced ration.
The bulk of his writing consists of a series of 'prophetic books' in verse and prose, works, in part, of genius, but of unbalanced genius, and virtually unintelligible.
Fyne's hints that the girl was unbalanced, I added: "Was it an unreserved confession you wrote?