un·​glued | \ ˌən-ˈglüd How to pronounce unglued (audio) \

Definition of unglued

: upset, disordered usually used with come chief executives came unglued at the thought of a strike— H. E. Meyer

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In addition, Levitt said, a court ruling that struck down the preexisting conditions protections could cause premium subsidies that the vast majority of ACA customers receive to come unglued. courant.com, "'You've handed us an issue:' Democrats pounce on Trump administration's health care move," 11 June 2018 The show bridges gaps between Passover, big band and techno, sending dancers through feverish routines that range from utterly unglued to tightly comedic. Kt Hawbaker, chicagotribune.com, "Ohad Naharin brings Gaga choreography back to Hubbard Street — just don't try to define it," 6 June 2018 Following a 1-2-3 fourth inning for the Gators, Auburn came unglued during the fifth to allow two more runs. Edgar Thompson, OrlandoSentinel.com, "UF downs Auburn 8-2 as Brady Singer outduels Casey Mize," 9 June 2018 The problem is that the political constraints, which functioned reasonably well in the past, are coming completely unglued. Jeet Heer, The New Republic, "Trump is pardon-giddy. Is that a constitutional problem?," 6 June 2018 This still caused many in the mainstream media to become completely and totally unglued, even emotional. Fox News, "Piers Morgan: Book details show Comey couldn't be trusted," 12 Apr. 2018 The Sixers took a 47-43 lead into halftime, but that was before Boston truly got unglued. Marc Narducci, Philly.com, "'They played better than us:' Celtics lose poise, and game, to Sixers," 9 May 2018 Remember when the Sixers used to become unglued in the third quarter? Keith Pompey, Philly.com, "Sixers-Heat observations: JJ Redick's value, third-quarter dominance," 25 Apr. 2018 New York Times, Trump became unglued watching the coverage Michael Cohen made. Fox News, "Mixed media verdict on Syria bombing," 16 Apr. 2018

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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