unbalanced




When something is unbalanced, it’s uneven or unstable. If your weight on a surfboard is unbalanced, you risk falling off.

Things can be physically unbalanced, like a seesaw with only one kid on it, or more figuratively unbalanced. For example, your mom might think you have an unbalanced diet if you rarely eat vegetables, and you’d describe your high school education as unbalanced if you didn’t take any math classes. Another way to be unbalanced is to be mentally ill or emotionally disturbed.

Definitions of unbalanced
  1. adjective

    being or thrown out of equilibrium

    synonyms:
    imbalanced

    labile

    liable to change
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    Antonyms:

    balanced

    being in a state of proper equilibrium
    counterbalanced, counterpoised

    brought into equipoise by means of a weight or force that offsets another
    harmonious, proportionate, symmetrical

    exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
    poised

    marked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action
    self-balancing

    of someone or something that balances himself or itself
    stable

    maintaining equilibrium
    well-balanced

    in an optimal state of balance or equilibrium
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  2. adjective

    affected with madness or insanity

    synonyms:
    brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unhinged

    insane

    afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
  3. adjective

    debits and credits are not equal

    Synonyms:

    unequal

    poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure

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