Definition of unsettle in English:

unsettle

Syllabification: un·set·tle
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈsetl
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

unsettlement

noun
More example sentences
  • A council spokesman added: ‘There are many areas of the town where the parking and traffic problem is a major source of tension and unsettlement.’
  • But that unsettlement is unconscious - you naturally don't like the idea of a killer on the loose, and though it's tangential and seemingly unrelated, the concepts are stuck in the back of your mind.
  • Moreover, the coining of the term ‘information society’ seems to give some intellectual order to the confusion and unsettlement caused by what appears as an unusually rapid period of change.

unsettlingly

adverb
More example sentences
  • I would be eerily, even unsettlingly, quiet and orderly.
  • La Candelaria is full of beautiful Spanish colonial houses in glorious colours with ornate iron balconies, great lavish wooden doors and rather unsettlingly life-like copper statues.
  • Carol's accusations are paranoid, exaggerated and ruinously unfair; but the play's genius is that her analysis of the smug patriarchy that frustrates her is unsettlingly acute.

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