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unstring

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verb un·string \-ˈstriŋ\

Definition of unstring

un·strungplay \-ˈstrəŋ\un·string·ingplay \-ˈstriŋ-iŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to loosen or remove the strings of

  3. 2 :  to remove from a string

  4. 3 :  to make weak, disordered, or unstable <was unstrung by the news>



Examples of unstring

  1. <the kind of fierce combat that can unstring even hardened soldiers>

  2. <a little unstrung by the fact that he was on his first job interview>



1611

First Known Use of unstring

1611


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