(noun, verb)


1. a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium

Similar word(s): imbalance, instability

Definition categories: state, disequilibrium

2. a state of mental disturbance and disorientation

Similar word(s): derangement

Definition categories: state, insanity


1. throw out of balance or equilibrium

- The tax relief unbalanced the budget

- The prima donna unbalances the smooth work in our department

Definition categories: stative

2. derange mentally, throw out of mental balance; make insane

- The death of his parents unbalanced him

Similar word(s): derange

Definition categories: emotion, craze, madden

Sentences with unbalance as a verb:

- If you put that weight on the edge of the tray, it will unbalance it and dump all of the dishes on the floor.