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unhinge

verb

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1 to cause to go insane or as if insane
  • the endless harassment by the guards completely unhinged the prisoners of war

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The first known use of unhinge was in 1612

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“Unhinge.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unhinge. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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