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unhinge
American English: /ˌənˈhɪndʒ/
British English: /ʌnˈhɪn(d)ʒ/

Translation of unhinge in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (mind)
    Example sentences
    • Glenn Close is an actress with five Academy Award nominations under her belt, one of which is for the role for which I will always remember her: the mentally unhinged mistress in Fatal Attraction.
    • Meanwhile, a mentally unhinged former lover is stalking her, and the serial killer has struck again.
    • Born of the Great Depression, the brothers were unhinged maniacs with no roots, no ties, no responsibilities, fighting back on behalf of the disenfranchised little man.

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