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English verb: unhinge

1. unhinge (emotion) disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed


SamplesShe was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill.


ExamplesThe bad news will unhinge him


Synonymscark, disorder, disquiet, distract, perturb, trouble


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)disturb, trouble, upset


Narrower (hyponym)vex, worry

2. unhinge (change) remove the hinges from


SamplesUnhinge the door.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw









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