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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To remove (a door, for example) from the hinges.
  • transitive verb To separate or disconnect.
  • transitive verb To confuse or disrupt.
  • transitive verb To derange or unbalance.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To take from the hinges: as, to unhinge a door.
  • To displace; unfix by violence.
  • To unsettle; loosen; render unstable or wavering; discompose; disorder: as, to unhinge the mind; to unhinge opinions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To take from the hinges.
  • transitive verb To displace; to unfix by violence.
  • transitive verb To render unstable or wavering; to unsettle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To mentally disturb.
  • verb To remove the hinges from.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb remove the hinges from
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

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