unhinged


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un·hinge

 (ŭn-hĭnj′)
tr.v. un·hinged, un·hing·ing, un·hing·es
1. To remove (a door, for example) from the hinges.
2. To separate or disconnect: "Such military spending was completely unhinged from any justifiable operational requirement" (James Carroll).
3.
a. To confuse or disrupt: an event that unhinged the marriage.
b. To derange or unbalance: He was unhinged by his wife's death.

unhinged

(ʌnˈhɪndʒd)
adj
deranged or unbalanced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unhinged - affected with madness or insanityunhinged - affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

unhinged

adjective deranged, mad, crazy (informal), wild, mental (informal), bananas (informal), manic, insane, crazed, lunatic, maniac, demented, unbalanced, potty (informal), uncontrolled, bonkers (informal), off your head (informal), off your rocker (informal), a sausage short of a fry-up (slang) Tell him I'm menopausal and unhinged.
Translations

unhinged

[ˈʌnˈhɪndʒd] ADJ (= mad) → trastornado
References in classic literature ?
In most cases this lower jaw --being easily unhinged by a practised artist --is disengaged and hoisted on deck for the purpose of extracting the ivory teeth, and furnishing a supply of that hard white whalebone with which the fishermen fashion all sorts of curious articles, including canes, umbrella-stocks, and handles to riding-whips.
Could there be any plainer proof than this that our misfortunes -- falling so much more heavily on her than on me -- have quite unhinged her, and worn her out?
Minds that have been unhinged from their old faith and love, have perhaps sought this Lethean influence of exile, in which the past becomes dreamy because its symbols have all vanished, and the present too is dreamy because it is linked with no memories.
Raoul went on making this strange sort of remarks which corresponded so intimately and logically with the preoccupation of his brain and which, at the same time, tended to persuade many people that his mind was unhinged.
For now, feeling as though my own brain were unhinged or as if the shock had come which must end in its undoing, I turn to my diary for repose.
The Psychologist, to show that he was not unhinged, helped himself to a cigar and tried to light it uncut.
And then, he is addicted to drink, and his mind is unhinged, like that of most people who have taken more than is good for them for years.
Being too much unhinged for any steady occupation, I wandered about with a book in my hand for several hours, more thinking than reading, for I had many things to think about.
I will have every joint of you unhinged so that you will be like a jelly-fish, like a fat pig with the bones removed, and I will then stake you out in the midmost centre of the dog-killing ground to swell in pain under the sun.
Now this was done with so malicious a sneer, that it totally unhinged (if I may so say) the temper of the philosopher, which the bite of his tongue had somewhat ruffled; and as he was disabled from venting his wrath at his lips, he had possibly found a more violent method of revenging himself, had not the surgeon, who was then luckily in the room, contrary to his own interest, interposed and preserved the peace.
It is to be hoped that Mademoiselle Stangerson will shortly recover her reason, which has been temporarily unhinged by the horrible mystery at the Glandier.
I'm beginning to be weary of fruitlessly championing the truth, and sometimes I'm quite unhinged by it.