un|bal|ance [ʌnˈbæləns] v [T]
1.) to make a situation, relationship, or work of art not as good as it used to be or could be, especially by adding too much of one thing
Having children can often unbalance even the closest of relationships.
2.) to make someone or something unsteady, so that they are likely to fall down
He banged against the cupboard, unbalancing a pile a books.
3.) to make someone slightly crazy

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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