Un string

unstring

[uhn-string]
verb (used with object), unstrung, unstringing.
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.

Origin:
1605–15; un-2 + string

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unstring (ʌnˈstrɪŋ)
 
vb , -strings, -stringing, -strung
1.  to remove the strings of
2.  (of beads, pearls, etc) to remove or take from a string
3.  to weaken or enfeeble emotionally (a person or his nerves)

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