: to loosen or move from a settled state or condition : make unstable : disorder
: to perturb or agitate mentally or emotionally : discompose
Examples of UNSETTLE
- Such a sudden change will unsettle her.
- <the news that the local grocery store had sold contaminated produce unsettled many shoppers>
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Related to UNSETTLE
- agitate, ail, alarm (also alarum), bother, concern, derail, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distemper, distract, distress, exercise, flurry, frazzle, freak (out), fuss, hagride, perturb, undo, unhinge, disturb, upset, weird out, worry
- calm, compose, quiet, settle, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize)
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