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Definition of unbalanced adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    unbalanced

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈbælənst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈbælənst//
     
    Describing strange traits
     
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  1. 1[not usually before noun] (of a person) slightly crazy; mentally ill See related entries: Describing strange traits
  2. 2[usually before noun] giving too much or too little importance to one part or aspect of something an unbalanced article an unbalanced diet
  3. Extra examples She became mentally unbalanced after the accident. The report is completely unbalanced. The stock-market boom is dangerously unbalanced. a somewhat unbalanced account of the events The media often presents a somewhat unbalanced picture of scientific progress.
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