Meaning of unstring

un•string

Pronunciation: (un-string'), [key]
— -strung, -string•ing.
  1. to deprive of strings: to unstring a violin.
  2. to take from a string: to unstring beads.
  3. to loosen the strings of: to unstring a bow.
  4. to relax the tension of.
  5. to relax unduly, or weaken (the nerves).
  6. to weaken the nerves of.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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