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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