lose one's grip
Definition of lose one's grip
: 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place
: to suffer deprivation of : part with especially in an unforeseen or accidental manner
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