Unhingement \Un*hinge"ment\, n. The act unhinging, or the state of being unhinged. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • unhingement — un·hinge·ment …   English syllables

  • unhingement — ˌ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷mənt noun ( s) Etymology: unhinge + ment : an act or instance of unhinging or state of being unhinged …   Useful english dictionary

  • unhinge — unhingement, n. /un hinj /, v.t., unhinged, unhinging. 1. to remove (a door or the like) from hinges. 2. to open wide by or as if by removing supporting hinges: to unhinge one s jaws. 3. to upset; unbalance; disorient; throw into confusion or… …   Universalium

  • confusion — n 1. disarray, disorganization, disarrangement, derangement, confusedness; jumble, mess, Inf. stew, huddle.Scot. Inf. guddle, mix up, snafu,//?/ foul up, Sl. ballup, Brit. Si. balls up. 2. disorder, upheaval, turmoil, moil, tumult, Brit. Dial.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • flutter — v 1. wave to and fro, sway, undulate, flap, flop; toss about, oscillate, fluctuate, vacillate; swish, swing loosely, flourish; wag, dangle, pendulate; waver, ripple, quiver, shiver, quaver, shake, vibrate, tremble, twitter, shudder; jerk, twitch …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fog — n 1. vapor, cloud of vapor, haze, mist, brume, smog, Sl. soup, Sl. pea soup; drizzle, dankness, dampness. 2. murkiness, obscurity, overcast, cloudiness, mistiness, dirty weather. 3. bewilderment, confusion, perplexity, bafflement; vagueness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • mystification — n perplexity, bewilderment, con foundment, bafflement, puzzlement, puzzledness, Brit. Dial. swither; obfuscation, obscuration; stupefaction, uncertainty, incertitude, sixes and sevens; distraction, daze, fog, haze, unhingement; disconcertment,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • perplexity — n 1. bewilderment, bafflement, astonishment; mystification, confoundment, puzzlement, puzzledness, incomprehension; stupefaction, distraction, unhingement, disconcertment, discomfiture, discomposure, embarrassment, chagrin, abashment,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”