Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of unhinging, or the state of being unhinged.

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

  • noun The act unhinging, or the state of being unhinged.

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

  • noun The act of unhinging, or the state of being unhinged.

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Examples

  • Again, one can surely be forgiven for seeing a harbinger here, and not only of eventual mental unhingement.

    A Revolutionary Simpleton

  • Again, one can surely be forgiven for seeing a harbinger here, and not only of eventual mental unhingement.

    A Revolutionary Simpleton

  • And its unhingement would in turn naturally cause Islam, the Islam of Khomeini and his ilk, to make a comeback.

    OPEN THREAD.

  • Theatre where the plaster is not yet properly dry, might have brought about an unhingement of spirits which, again, might have led to eccentricities.

    Under the Deodars

  • This may not suffice to account for the unhingement of his reason.

    Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2 The Catholic Reaction

  • I have only now completed the first series (1961-July 1968), but two things stand out for me: the unhingement of the right wing over communism and civil rights; and how similar the extreme rhetoric of 1968 is to the routine rhetoric of today.

    Crooks and Liars

  • Once you understand that Socialist are a bit unhinged to begin with, and the more they gather and plot...the unhingement becomes more and more manic until arrogance and nonsense is all they have to draw from.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • I gave you this unhingement from reality: Wanted: a local prosecutor to ...

    Sound Politics

  • I gave you this unhingement from reality: Wanted: a local prosecutor to ...

    Sound Politics

  • I gave you this unhingement from reality: Wanted: a local prosecutor to ...

    Sound Politics

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