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unsettled

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unsettled

  1. 1 likely to change frequently, suddenly, or unexpectedly <we've been having a lot of unsettled weather lately> Synonyms capricious, changeable, changeful, flickery, fluctuating, fluid, inconsistent, inconstant, mercurial, mutable, skittish, temperamental, uncertain, unpredictable, fickle, unstable, unsteady, variable, volatileRelated Words aimless, arbitrary, desultory, erratic, haphazard, hit-or-miss, irregular, random, scattered, slapdash, stray; ambivalent, hesitating, shaky, shilly-shally, shilly-shallying, vacillating, wavering; dicey, undependable, unreliable, untrustworthy; adaptable, mobile, protean, versatileNear Antonyms equable, even, uniform; abiding, durable, lasting, permanent, persistent; dependable, reliable, sure, tried, tried-and-true, true, trustworthy, trustyAntonyms certain, changeless, constant, immutable, invariable, predictable, settled, stable, stationary, steady, unchangeable, unchanging, unvarying

  2. 2 not yet paid <I keep unsettled bills next to the checkbook> Synonyms overdue, owed, owing, payable, unpaid, outstandingRelated Words due, matureNear Antonyms prepaidAntonyms cleared, liquidated, paid (off or up), repaid, settled

  3. 3 not yet settled or decided <we can't move on as long as this important question remains unsettled> Synonyms open, undecided, undetermined, unresolved, pendingRelated Words hanging; arguable, debatable, disputable, moot, uncertain, unsureNear Antonyms confirmed, established; certain, sureAntonyms decided, determined, resolved, settled

  4. 4 not feeling sure about the truth, wisdom, or trustworthiness of someone or something <I'm still unsettled about whether I should take that job> Synonyms distrustful, dubious, hinky [slang], mistrustful, skeptical, suspicious, trustless, uncertain, unconvinced, undecided, doubtful, unsureRelated Words ambivalent, conflicted, equivocal; diffident, insecure; halting, hesitant, indecisive, irresolute, vacillating, waveringNear Antonyms assured, confident, sanguine, self-assured; decisive, determined, resoluteAntonyms certain, convinced, positive, sure




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