Definition of 'unsettle'
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Something unsettling builds through the verses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There really is something unsettling about her, but in the most civil and elegant way. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has been a period of unsettling change, but it is paying off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)United, for a time, were deeply unsettled. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You're not only a creature of habit, but you sometimes refuse opportunities if they mean making unsettling changes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Be sure to watch the rather unsettling video. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is something deeply unsettling about this deal for anyone with any sense of thrift. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet there is something unsettling about these solutions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No sign is more adept at justifying unsettling plans or changes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was an unsettling presence around school. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are many deeply unsettling scenes here. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is still something profoundly unsettling about her looks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The effect is purposefully and deeply unsettling. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)There is something unsettling about adult acne. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most managers would find the idea that their arrival could prompt such rancour deeply unsettling. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But there is something very unsettling out there. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many people thought my performance deeply unsettling. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The unsettling legal change means that couples are now obliged to split their assets equally in most cases. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It would be far more unsettling to change the backroom staff now than to keep the existing regime. The Sun (2006)But there is something unsettling about watching grown men smile weakly as their mental and physical abilities are questioned. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But on first night his bag of theatrical tricks did seem to unsettle the cast rather than show it off. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She uses the body's presence to unsettle and engage the viewer. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Rather more unsettling are two notorious films from the 1960s. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now get ready for another radical and rather unsettling leap in video games technology: thought control. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Using 40 players has not helped and the change of manager unsettled the team. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There's no way around unsettling changes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Which is rather unsettling, because the world is obviously changing much faster than in any previous era. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If this rather unsettling week were an exception, you could reassure yourself that things will return to normal soon. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A weird, unsettling presence he certainly is. Times, Sunday Times (2006)True, you have been an unsettling presence in British politics for more than a quarter of a century. The Sun (2010)
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Used Occasionally. unsettle is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'unsettle'
British English: unsettle VERB
If something unsettles you, it makes you feel rather worried or uncertain.
The presence of the two policemen unsettled her.
Definition of unsettle from the Collins English Dictionary
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