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unstring

un·string

unstring

pronunciation:
uhn strIng
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: unstringing, unstrings, unstrung
definition 1: to take off or loosen the string or strings of.
definition 2: to take (beads or the like) from a string.
definition 3: to weaken or throw into confusion (a person, one's nerves, or the like).
Her nerves were unstrung by the series of explosions.