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out of whack

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. out of whackadjective

    out of balance or out of adjustment

    "the front wheel of my bicycle is out of whack"

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  1. out of whackadjective

    Wrong, broken; specifically:

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of out of whack in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of out of whack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of out of whack in a Sentence

  1. Howard Seaver:

    I think [Sanders] saw and we all saw the downside of the Soviet system, yes, they may have had low-cost apartments, but things were very out of whack — there were food shortages, no political freedom.

  2. Klee Kleber:

    Five or six grand for one of these things was crazy, the price was way out of whack.

  3. Holly Phillips:

    This checklist of 10 reasons your internal thermostat is out of whack can help you get a handle on why you're chronically freezing your butt off. You're too thin Low body weight — defined as a BMI hovering around 18.5 or under — can chill you out for a couple of reasons. First, when you're underweight, you lack an adequate level of body fat to insulate you from cold temperatures, explained Maggie Moon, RD, a Los Angeles – based nutritionist. The other thing is, to maintain that low BMI, you have to reduce your food intake so you likely aren't eating very much at all. Skimping on calories puts the brakes on your metabolism, so you don't create enough body heat. Consider putting on a few pounds by loading up on whole, healthy foods that contain lots of protein, fat, and complex carbohydrates. RELATED : Subtle Signs of Eating Disorders Your Thyroid is out of whack Add cold intolerance to the long list of health issues you can blame on the butterfly-shaped gland in your neck. Always being cold is a telltale sign of hypothyroidism, which means Your Thyroid doesn't secrete enough thyroid hormone.

  4. Aileen Lee:

    I think there's too much money and multiples have gotten out of whack.

  5. Eliot Weisman:

    He didn’t like confrontation, period, especially in his family. And everybody in his family was aware of it… From time to time, whether it was Barbara alone or the kids or a combination, some things would get out of whack. Frank Sinatra greeting a fan. (Courtesy of Eliot Weisman) I think he became more upset, depressed about those things... It bothered him when there was confrontation about who’s getting what in the future after his death… He wanted his wife taken care of and his kids taken care of fairly.

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