lose one's grip

idiom

Definition of lose one's grip

informal
: to lose control of one's thoughts and emotions : to lose one's ability to think or behave in a normal way I've never seen him so confused and indecisive—he really seems to be losing his grip. The patient seems to be losing his grip on reality.

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“Lose one's grip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lose%20one%27s%20grip. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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