mentally unstable

психологически нестабильный

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • mentally unstable — easily shaken, susceptible to mental breakdowns …   English contemporary dictionary

  • meshugga mentally unstable —    From the Yiddish shagig, to go astray or wander (OED):     They say he s meshugga. No sign of that today. (Deighton, 1988) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • unstable — adjective 1) that old ladder looks unstable Syn: unsteady, rocky, wobbly, tippy; rickety, shaky, unsafe, insecure, precarious Ant: steady 2) unstable coffee prices Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • unstable — adjective 1) icebergs are notoriously unstable Syn: unsteady, rocky, wobbly, rickety, shaky, unsafe, insecure, precarious 2) unstable coffee prices Syn: changeable, volatile, variab …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • unstable — un|sta|ble [ʌnˈsteıbəl] adj 1.) likely to change suddenly and become worse →↑instability ▪ The political situation is still very unstable. ▪ an unstable relationship 2.) something that is unstable is likely to move or fall 3.) someone who is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unstable — adj. 1 likely to change suddenly; likely to move or fall VERBS ▪ appear, be, seem ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ make sth, render sth …   Collocations dictionary

  • mentally — adv. Mentally is used with these adjectives: ↑active, ↑alert, ↑competent, ↑defective, ↑deficient, ↑deranged, ↑disabled, ↑disturbed, ↑exhausted, ↑exhausting, ↑handicapped, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • mentally ill — adjective suffering from severe mental illness (Freq. 1) of unsound mind • Syn: ↑unsound, ↑unstable • Similar to: ↑insane • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • certifiable —    mentally unstable but still at liberty    Medical experts and a magistrate had at one time to certify that a mentally ill person could be involuntarily incarcerated:     I won t put him in an asylum. He really and truly isn t certifiable. (M.… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • cracked —    mentally unstable    The article is usable but flawed. There are various similar words using the same imagery.    A crackpot may be no more than eccentric:     There is no percentage in her remaining engaged to a crack pot. (Runyon, 1990,… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • loose in the attic —    mentally unstable    Attic is a slang word for head:     He s a goddam loony. He s just uh... a little loose in the attic. (Diehl, 1978)    You may also hear loose in the head, or any of the other slang words for head …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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