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unstring

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of unstring

  1. 1 to cause to go insane or as if insane <the kind of fierce combat that can unstring even hardened soldiers> Synonyms crack, derange, frenzy, loco, madden, unbalance, unhinge, crazeRelated Words agitate, bother, confuse, discompose, disquiet, distract, disturb, perturb, unsettle, upset; annoy, irritate, vexNear Antonyms calm, quiet, relax, settle, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize)

  2. 2 to deprive of courage or confidence <a little unstrung by the fact that he was on his first job interview> Synonyms demoralize, emasculate, paralyze, undo, unman, unnerveRelated Words debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, neuter, weaken; prostrate, sap, soften, tire, waste; frighten, intimidate, psych (out), scare, terrify, terrorize; daunt, discourage, dishearten, dismay, dispirit; craze, derange, madden, unbalance, unhinge; discompose, disquiet, disturb, faze, perturb, unsettle, upset, weird outNear Antonyms fortify, strengthen; embolden, encourage, heartenAntonyms nerve


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