verb (used with object)
to loose (a vessel) from moorings or anchorage.
to bring to the state of riding with a single anchor after being moored by two or more.
verb (used without object)
(of a vessel) to become unmoored.

1490–1500; Middle English unmooren. See un-2, moor2

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unmoor (ʌnˈmʊə, -ˈmɔː)
1.  to weigh the anchor or drop the mooring of (a vessel)
2.  (tr) to reduce the mooring of (a vessel) to one anchor

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Word Origin & History

1497, "to free from moorings," from un- (2) + moor (v.).
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Example sentences
Few of us have the experience of being unmoored in the world.
Being interested in something has become unmoored from my ability to attend to
It's the endless iterations that have disappointed everyone and made him seem
  unmoored and untrustworthy.
They were dismissed as soft-headed crazies unmoored from reality and serious
  foreign policy thinking.
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