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unbalanced

adjective uk   /ʌnˈbæl.ənst/ us  

unbalanced adjective (NOT FIRM)

unbalanced adjective (MENTALLY ILL)

C2 mentally ill: His relatives have said he became unbalanced after the death of his father.

unbalanced adjective (NOT FAIR)

C2 not fair or equal; false: unbalanced reporting He gave an unbalanced view of the situation.

unbalanced adjective (FOOD)

not consisting of a combination of the correct types and amounts of food: an unbalanced diet an unbalanced meal
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