Definitions for unbalancedʌnˈbæl ənst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•bal•ancedʌnˈbæl ənst(adj.)

  1. lacking balance or the proper balance.

  2. lacking steadiness and soundness of judgment.

  3. mentally disordered; disturbed or deranged.

  4. (of an account) not adjusted; not brought to an equality of debits and credits.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unbalanced, imbalanced(adj)

    being or thrown out of equilibrium

  2. brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged(adj)

    affected with madness or insanity

    "a man who had gone mad"

  3. unbalanced(adj)

    debits and credits are not equal

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unbalanced(adjective)ʌnˈbæl ənst

    ≠ balanced

    unbalanced reporting of the elections

  2. unbalancedʌnˈbæl ənst

    ≠ balanced

    an unbalanced meal/diet; unbalanced supply and demand

  3. unbalancedʌnˈbæl ənst

    not mentally stable

    She was always a little unbalanced.


  1. unbalanced(Adjective)

    not balanced, without equilibrium; dizzy

  2. unbalanced(Adjective)

    irrational or mentally deranged

  3. unbalanced(Adjective)

    not adjusted such that debit and credit correspond

  4. unbalanced(Adjective)

    of an expression having different numbers of left and right parentheses

  5. unbalanced(Adjective)

    an offensive line with more players on one side of the center than on the other

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unbalanced(adj)

    not balanced; not in equipoise; having no counterpoise, or having insufficient counterpoise

  2. Unbalanced(adj)

    not adjusted; not settled; not brought to an equality of debt and credit; as, an unbalanced account; unbalanced books

  3. Unbalanced(adj)

    being, or being thrown, out of equilibrium; hence, disordered or deranged in sense; unsteady; unsound; as, an unbalanced mind

Translations for unbalanced

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


without the proper amount of attention being given to everything

If we don't hear both sides of the argument, we'll get an unbalanced view of the situation.

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