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unhinge

un·hinge

unhinge

 
pronunciation:
uhn hInj
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: unhinged, unhinges, unhinging
definition 1: to remove (something) from its hinges, or to separate the hinges of.
definition 2: to cause to become confused, unbalanced, or deeply disturbed.
She was unhinged by her husband's sudden death, and it made her incapable of making decisions for a time.