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What is the opposite of balanced?

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Adjective
Opposite of proportionately weighted on all dimensions and therefore unlikely to tip over
“There was no other way but to cross the river along an unbalanced tree trunk.”
Adjective
Opposite of having different elements in the correct proportions
“The Yankees' star collapsed on a train and spent several weeks hospitalized with a mysterious ailment that gave rise to rumors about his excessive lifestyle.”
Adjective
Opposite of harmoniously integrated or combined, especially of sound or melody
“The contrast between the disharmonic sounds of the ad-hoc choir and the organ piping out a wonderfully melodious piece of liturgical music cannot be more estranging.”
Adjective
Opposite of objective or fair, after taking everything into account
“It was boastful of her to think so, but she'd seen nothing to alter her biased opinion of her kin.”
Adjective
Opposite of mentally calm, having no emotion too strong or too weak
“It is in those of delicate health, neurotic disposition, and psychoneurotic tendencies, that reassurances are needed.”
Adjective
Opposite of having healthy and sound mental faculties
“He's not nuts! He's crazy!”
Adjective
Opposite of financially validated or settled according to accounting principles
“When the Hotel Ritz discovered that he had used the invalidated check to pay his restaurant bill, they went after his insurers, who in turn informed the police.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by being fair, just, or impartial
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by sound judgment
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing good sense or judgment
Adjective
Opposite of exhibiting or exercising prudence
“The hope that irrational people will act rationally is a perpetual delusion of the level-headed.”
Adjective
Opposite of based on, or displaying, common sense
“Some journalists are trustworthy, and some are just completely unreliable.”
Adjective
Opposite of steady or balanced
“Ellianne saw that his usually graceful movements were unsteady and shaking.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of having emotional or mental peace
“But that is as far as I can go in praising this decrepit and unbalanced person.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of sensible, reliable, and self-restrained
Adjective
Opposite of having different elements in the correct proportions
“Innocent jokes depend upon verbal felicities, puns, play upon words, combining incongruous words, and so on.”
Adjective
Opposite of reliable and unfailing
“Your lack of empathy is a testament to your flawed virtue, of which you should be ashamed.”
Adjective
Opposite of a state in which a body is sound and healthy
“His body was feeling ill after contracting the disease.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a sensible and practical idea of what can be achieved or expected
Adjective
Opposite of mild or moderate in quality or character
Adjective
Opposite of competent or talented
“The amateur painter produces unrefined works of art that lack depth and finesse.”
Adjective
Opposite of modern or contemporary
Adjective
Opposite of wholesome or beneficial to health, especially of food
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Opposite of rhythmical
Adjective
Opposite of having a pleasing shape that is pleasant to look at
Adjective
Opposite of of or in a restrained conservative style
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to counteract or equal the effect or importance of
“These traditional garments grossly disproportion the male body.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to hold (an object or objects) precariously
“Use both hands to carry your bowl of noodles, otherwise, you will wobble and spill it.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to compare the relative weight or importance of
“I'm really organized in my work life but I overcompensate it with a chaotic personal life.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to be, or make, equal numerically
“The individual consultants have come up with numbers that mismatch with each other.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to calculate a number or amount
“I estimate the value of his business to be around two million dollars.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to pay or give what is owed
“In a financial crisis, the government might raise taxes, cut government expenditure, default on its liabilities, or repudiate the debt.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to waver between different courses of action
“He's the type of person that will commit and ask questions later.”
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