Simple Definition of unsettling
: making you upset, nervous, worried, etc.
Full Definition of unsettling
: having the effect of upsetting, disturbing, or discomposing <unsettling images of the war>
unsettlinglyplay \-lē\ adverb
Examples of unsettling in a sentence
<unsettling new developments in the effort to bring peace and stability to that region>
<had the unsettling task of picking out a coffin and making the other funeral arrangements for his father>
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