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.
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unglued

(ʌnˈɡluːd)
adj
not fixed by glue
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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.
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MATT ATT A slumped as though his bones had come unglued. He backed away.
If the horse comes unglued and you come unglued, horses are not for you.