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

 

unhinge

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ʌnˈhɪndʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈhɪndʒ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unhinge
BrE BrE//ʌnˈhɪndʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈhɪndʒ//
 
he / she / it unhinges
BrE BrE//ʌnˈhɪndʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈhɪndʒɪz//
 
past simple unhinged
BrE BrE//ʌnˈhɪndʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈhɪndʒd//
 
past participle unhinged
BrE BrE//ʌnˈhɪndʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈhɪndʒd//
 
-ing form unhingeing
BrE BrE//ʌnˈhɪndʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈhɪndʒɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] unhinge somebody to make somebody mentally ill Her mind was unhinged by the death of her child and she never recovered.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unhinge