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un·fix

 (ŭn-fĭks′)
tr.v. un·fixed, un·fix·ing, un·fix·es
1. To detach or unfasten: unfix bayonets.
2. To undo or cancel the arrangement of: unfix an appointment.
3. To cause to be unstable or uncertain: an experience that unfixed her beliefs.
4. To alter (one's gaze) from a single object or direction.

unfixed

(ʌnˈfɪkst)
adj
not fixed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfixed - not firmly placed or set or fastenedunfixed - not firmly placed or set or fastened
insecure - not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way; "the hinge is insecure"
fixed - securely placed or fastened or set; "a fixed piece of wood"; "a fixed resistor"
2.unfixed - lacking definition or definite contentunfixed - lacking definition or definite content; "nebulous reasons"; "unfixed as were her general notions of what men ought to be"- Jane Austen
indefinite - vague or not clearly defined or stated; "must you be so indefinite?"; "amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges"; "he would not answer so indefinite a proposal"
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It was this faculty, more than any other, that made him so fit to ride upon the storm of the Revolution when everything was unfixed and drifting about in a troubled sea.
I did not conceive of literature as the expression of life, and I could not imagine that it ought to be desultory, mutable, and unfixed, even if at the risk of some vagueness.
He would have risen, and unfixed her fingers by the act - she clung fast, gasping: there was mad resolution in her face.
Rushworth was an inferior young man, as ignorant in business as in books, with opinions in general unfixed, and without seeming much aware of it himself.
Little as Catherine was in the habit of judging for herself, and unfixed as were her general notions of what men ought to be, she could not entirely repress a doubt, while she bore with the effusions of his endless conceit, of his being altogether completely agreeable.
Everything was unfixed from its age-long rest, and moving at whirlwind speed in a direction opposite to their own.
"And I an't a master-mind," Joe resumed, when he had unfixed his look, and got back to his whisker.
There was a low cinder fire in a rusty, unfixed grate; and an old three-cornered stained table, with some medicine bottles, a broken glass, and a few other domestic articles, was drawn out before it.
It also takes the form of an errant mind, unfixed and unfocused, moving in all directions at once.
However, writing on the subject of vulnerable black subjectivity almost structures this book as an unstable critique insofar as it attempts to create fixed notions of the subject while arguing for the unfixed notions that underlined the themes of early black writers.
The Y2k computer bug, if unfixed, is expected to trigger the crash or malfunction of computer systems running software that identifies a year only by its last two digits on or after Jan.
body fluids in situations where it is difficult or impossible to differentiate between body fluids; (2) Any unfixed tissue or organ (other than intact skin) from a human; and (3) HIV-containing cell or tissue cultures, organ cultures, and HIV- or HBV-containing culture medium or other solutions; and blood, organs, or other tissues from experimental animals infected with HIV or HBV.