unsetting

adjective
un·​setting | \ ¦ən+ \

Definition of unsetting

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: not setting where suns unsetting light the sky and flowers and fruit abound— J. H. Newman

unsetting

noun
\ " \

Definition of unsetting (Entry 2 of 2)

: a supporting of the opposite masonry walls of a cut through loose strata by means of buttresses resting on inverted arches

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History and Etymology for unsetting

Adjective

un- entry 1 + setting, present participle of set

Noun

un- entry 1 + setting, noun

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“Unsetting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsetting. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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