Definition of unjoint in English:

unjoint

verb

[WITH OBJECT]rare
  • Separate or dislocate the joints of:

    ‘grasp the head by the lower jaw and unjoint it at the atlas point’
    • ‘The way it was injured made it necessary for me to unjoint the bone from my foot, too, but I did it, and there was considerable satisfaction in having performed my own surgical operation.’
    • ‘Surgery on his left shoulder involved unjointing it and inserting a pin, leaving him with only partial use of that arm.’
    • ‘He made a dive at the little bull, and at the same time the little bull caught him in the neck, completely unjointing it.’
    • ‘You see, they crush the larger bones, lather the head and unjoint their jaws.’
    • ‘The branchial basket was braced against the body wall and unjointed, as in lampreys.’
    put out of joint, put out of place, displace, disjoint, disconnect, disengage
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Pronunciation:

unjoint

/ʌnˈdʒɔɪnt/