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unsettled

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adjective un·set·tled \-ˈse-təld\

Simple Definition of unsettled

  • : feeling nervous, upset, or worried : not comfortable

  • : not lived in by people : not inhabited or populated

  • : not yet finally decided or dealt with

Full Definition of unsettled

  1. :  not settled: as a (1) :  not calm or tranquil :  disturbed <unsettled political conditions> (2) :  likely to vary widely especially in the near future :  variable <unsettled weather> (3) :  not settled down <unsettled dust> b (1) :  not decided or determined :  doubtful <an unsettled state of mind> (2) :  not resolved or worked out :  undecided <an unsettled question> c :  characterized by irregularity <an unsettled life> d :  not inhabited or populated <unsettled land> e :  mentally unbalanced f (1) :  not disposed of according to law <an unsettled estate> (2) :  not paid or discharged <unsettled debts>

un·set·tled·ness play \-təl(d)-nəs\ noun

Examples of unsettled

  1. We have some unsettled business to attend to.

  2. <we've been having a lot of unsettled weather lately>



Circa 1586

First Known Use of unsettled

circa 1586


UNSETTLED Defined for Kids

unsettled

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adjective un·set·tled \ˌən-ˈse-təld\

Definition of unsettled

  1. 1 :  not staying the same <unsettled weather>

  2. 2 :  feeling nervous, upset, or worried

  3. 3 :  not finished or determined <unsettled business> <an unsettled question>

  4. 4 :  not paid <an unsettled account>

  5. 5 :  not lived in by settlers <unsettled territory>





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