1. [ noun ] a state of disequilibrium (as may occur in cases of inner ear disease)
Synonyms: imbalance instability
Related terms: balance disequilibrium
2. [ verb ] throw out of balance or equilibrium

"The tax relief unbalanced the budget" "The primadonna unbalances the smooth work in our department"

Related terms: balance
3. [ verb ] derange mentally, throw out of mental balance; make insane
Synonyms: derange

"The death of his parents unbalanced him"

Related terms: madden derangement
4. [ noun ] (psychology,psychiatry) a state of mental disturbance and disorientation
Synonyms: mental_unsoundness derangement
Related terms: insanity
Similar spelling:   unbalanced