Definition of unanchored
1 : not anchored : not at anchor
2 : not having a firm basis or foundation
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Without that frame, the tale and its characters have less resonance, and their outsized passions and emotions can seem unanchored and cartoonish.
Because this album travels in so many directions, there are places where Mr. Vernon sounds unanchored, and where his reluctance gives way to lack of commitment.
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