tr.v. un·bal·anced, un·bal·anc·ing, un·bal·anc·es
1. To upset the balance of; cause to become unsteady.
2. To upset the stability or equilibrium of: developments that have unbalanced relations between the two nations.
3. To cause (a person or the mind) to be unbalanced.
The condition of being unbalanced.
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