Definition of unbalance verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    unbalance

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈbæləns//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈbæləns//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unbalance
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈbæləns//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈbæləns//
     
    he / she / it unbalances
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈbælənsɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈbælənsɪz//
     
    past simple unbalanced
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈbælənst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈbælənst//
     
    past participle unbalanced
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈbælənst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈbælənst//
     
    -ing form unbalancing
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈbælənsɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈbælənsɪŋ//
     
    Describing strange traits
     
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  1. 1unbalance something to make something no longer balanced, for example by giving too much importance to one part of it
  2. 2unbalance somebody/something to make somebody/something unsteady so that they are likely to fall down
  3. 3unbalance somebody to make somebody slightly crazy or mentally ill See related entries: Describing strange traits
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unbalance