unhinged

adjective un·hinged \ ˌən-ˈhinjd \

Definition of unhinged

:upset, unglued; especially :mentally deranged
  • attacked by an unhinged extremist

Examples of unhinged in a Sentence

  1. destined to become one of the nation's most notorious serial killers, he apparently became unhinged as a result of being abandoned as a young teen

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First Known Use of unhinged

1652



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