Synonyms of 'fall apart'
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1 break upDictionary, crumble, disintegrateThe work was never finished and bit by bit the building fell apart.
2 break downDictionary, dissolve, disperseThe national coalition fell apart five weeks ago.
3 go to piecesDictionary, break down, crack up (informal)I was falling apart.
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crack up (informal)
have a breakdown
go crazy (informal)
freak out (informal)
go to pieces
go ape (slang)
fly off the handle (informal)
come apart at the seams (informal)
throw a wobbly (slang)
go off the deep end (informal)
go apeshit (slang)
go out of your mind
flip your lid (slang)
go off your rocker (slang)
go off your head (slang)
If something such as a system, relationship, or hope crumbles, it comes to an end.
Their economy crumbled under the weight of United Nations sanctions.
Thesaurus for fall apart from the Collins English Thesaurus
If something falls apart , it breaks into pieces because it is old or badly made.