- unbalances, unbalancing, unbalanced1) VERB If something unbalances a relationship, system, or group, it disturbs or upsets it so that it is no longer successful or functioning properly.
[V n] ... the interplay between the new politics and the modern media will unbalance the political process and inhibit its workings.Syn:2) VERB To unbalance something means to make it unsteady and likely to tip over.
[V n] Her whole body began to buckle, unbalancing the ladder...
[V n] Don't lean in - you're unbalancing the horse.
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unbalance — I. transitive verb Date: 1854 to put out of balance II. noun Date: 1855 lack of balance ; imbalance … New Collegiate Dictionary
unbalance — unbalanceable, adj. /un bal euhns/, v., unbalanced, unbalancing, n. v.t. 1. to throw or put out of balance. 2. to disorder or derange, as the mind. n. 3. unbalanced condition. [1580 90; UN 2 + BALANCE] * * * … Universalium