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unsettling

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adjective un·set·tling \ˌən-ˈset-liŋ, -ˈse-təl-iŋ\

Simple Definition of unsettling

  • : making you upset, nervous, worried, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unsettling

  1. :  having the effect of upsetting, disturbing, or discomposing <unsettling images of the war>

unsettlingly

play \-lē\ adverb

Examples of unsettling in a sentence

  1. <unsettling new developments in the effort to bring peace and stability to that region>

  2. <had the unsettling task of picking out a coffin and making the other funeral arrangements for his father>



1665

First Known Use of unsettling

1665



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