- v disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
- v remove the hinges from
unhinge the door
- Such is the power of charm to unhinge righteous principle.
- Instead of snapping, imagine a cage that someone has the capacity to unhinge.
- Before the President launched his new offensive, the oddly public dissension among his top aides threatened to unhinge his war wagon altogether.
- Martin Dempsey in CNN International
We didn't want to do anything precipitous to potentially unhinge all the progress we've made in the past week,Dempsey said.
- Adolf Loos in Prague Post
A person likes everything that serves to increase comfort and hates all that tries to ...... unhinge him,Loos wrote in 1910. "And that's why he likes his house and hates art."