Definitions for unstringʌnˈstrɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•stringʌnˈstrɪŋ(v.t.)-strung, -string•ing.

  1. to loosen or remove the strings of:

    to unstring a bow.

    Category: Music and Dance

  2. to take from a string:

    to unstring beads.

  3. to relax the tension of.

  4. to relax unduly or weaken (the nerves).

  5. to weaken the nerves of.

Origin of unstring:

1605–15

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unstring(verb)

    remove the strings from

    "unstring my guitar"

Wiktionary

  1. unstring(Verb)

    To remove the string or strings from.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unstring(verb)

    to deprive of a string or strings; also, to take from a string; as, to unstring beads

  2. Unstring(verb)

    to loosen the string or strings of; as, to unstring a harp or a bow

  3. Unstring(verb)

    to relax the tension of; to loosen

  4. Unstring(verb)

    used also figuratively; as, his nerves were unstrung by fear

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