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un·set·tle

 (ŭn-sĕt′l)
tr.v. un·set·tled, un·set·tling, un·set·tles
1. To change from a settled condition; disrupt: Strikes unsettled the economy.
2. To make uneasy; disturb: We were unsettled by the gruesome news.

un·set′tle·ment n.
un·set′tling·ly adv.

unsettle

(ʌnˈsɛtəl)
vb
1. (usually tr) to change or become changed from a fixed or settled condition
2. (tr) to confuse or agitate (emotions, the mind, etc)
unˈsettlement n

un•set•tle

(ʌnˈsɛt l)

v. -tled, -tling. v.t.
1. to alter from a settled state; render unstable; disturb.
2. to shake or weaken (beliefs, feelings, etc.); cause doubt or uncertainty about.
3. to vex or agitate the mind or emotions of; upset; discompose.
v.i.
4. to become unfixed or disordered.
[1535–45]
un•set′tle•ment, n.

unsettle


Past participle: unsettled
Gerund: unsettling

Imperative
unsettle
unsettle
Present
I unsettle
you unsettle
he/she/it unsettles
we unsettle
you unsettle
they unsettle
Preterite
I unsettled
you unsettled
he/she/it unsettled
we unsettled
you unsettled
they unsettled
Present Continuous
I am unsettling
you are unsettling
he/she/it is unsettling
we are unsettling
you are unsettling
they are unsettling
Present Perfect
I have unsettled
you have unsettled
he/she/it has unsettled
we have unsettled
you have unsettled
they have unsettled
Past Continuous
I was unsettling
you were unsettling
he/she/it was unsettling
we were unsettling
you were unsettling
they were unsettling
Past Perfect
I had unsettled
you had unsettled
he/she/it had unsettled
we had unsettled
you had unsettled
they had unsettled
Future
I will unsettle
you will unsettle
he/she/it will unsettle
we will unsettle
you will unsettle
they will unsettle
Future Perfect
I will have unsettled
you will have unsettled
he/she/it will have unsettled
we will have unsettled
you will have unsettled
they will have unsettled
Future Continuous
I will be unsettling
you will be unsettling
he/she/it will be unsettling
we will be unsettling
you will be unsettling
they will be unsettling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unsettling
you have been unsettling
he/she/it has been unsettling
we have been unsettling
you have been unsettling
they have been unsettling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unsettling
you will have been unsettling
he/she/it will have been unsettling
we will have been unsettling
you will have been unsettling
they will have been unsettling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unsettling
you had been unsettling
he/she/it had been unsettling
we had been unsettling
you had been unsettling
they had been unsettling
Conditional
I would unsettle
you would unsettle
he/she/it would unsettle
we would unsettle
you would unsettle
they would unsettle
Past Conditional
I would have unsettled
you would have unsettled
he/she/it would have unsettled
we would have unsettled
you would have unsettled
they would have unsettled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unsettle - disturb the composure ofunsettle - disturb the composure of    
unman - cause to lose one's nerve; "an unmanning experience"
discomfit, discompose, untune, upset, disconcert - cause to lose one's composure

unsettle

verb disturb, trouble, upset, throw (informal), bother, confuse, disorder, rattle (informal), agitate, ruffle, unnerve, disconcert, unbalance, fluster, perturb, faze, throw into confusion, throw off balance, discompose, throw into disorder, throw into uproar The presence of the two policemen unsettled her.

unsettle

verb
2. To disturb the health or physiological functioning of:
3. To impair or destroy the composure of:
Informal: rattle.
Translations
يُشَوِّش، يُزْعِج
rozrušit
gøre nervøsgøre usikker
koma úr jafnvægi
izsist no sliedēmsatraukt
huzurunu kaçırmaktedirgin etmek

unsettle

[ˈʌnˈsetl] VT [+ opponent] → desconcertar; [+ relationship] → desestabilizar
if this gets into the papers it will only unsettle peoplesi esto se publica en los periódicos lo único que hará es poner nerviosa or inquietar a la gente
don't let her comments unsettle youno dejes que sus comentarios te pongan nervioso

unsettle

[ʌnˈsɛtəl] vt (= disturb) → perturber

unsettle

vt
(= throw off balance, confuse)aus dem Gleichgewicht bringen; (= agitate, upset)aufregen; (= disturb emotionally)verstören; person (news) → beunruhigen; (defeat, failure, criticism) → verunsichern; marketaus dem Gleichgewicht bringen, verunsichern; faitherschüttern
foundationserschüttern

unsettle

[ʌnˈsɛtl] vt (stomach, plans) → scombussolare; (person) → disorientare

unsettle

(anˈsetl) verb
to disturb or upset. Will a change of schools unsettle the child?
unˈsettled adjective
1. (of weather) changeable.
2. anxious or restless. in an unsettled mood.
References in classic literature ?
He made her uneasy, and seemed to unsettle everything around her, by his lack of reverence for what was fixed, unless, at a moment's warning, it could establish its right to hold its ground.
Her smile however changed to a sigh when she remembered that promise to Willoughby was yet unfulfilled, and feared she had that to communicate which might again unsettle the mind of Marianne, and ruin at least for a time this fair prospect of busy tranquillity.
Shake your head as you will, Nelly, you have helped to unsettle me
And such is their audacity, they even dare to unsettle the wits of gentlemen of birth and intelligence, as is shown plainly by the way they have served your worship, when they have brought you to such a pass that you have to be shut up in a cage and carried on an ox-cart as one would carry a lion or a tiger from place to place to make money by showing it.
The glorious results may readily be imagined; a happy compound of strength and sweetness, enough to soothe the most ruffled temper and unsettle the most solid understanding.
He had seen so much meek and pure-spirited self-denial; so much high principle in the conduct of Mademoiselle Hennequin, during an intimacy which had now lasted six months, that no passing feeling of doubt, like the one just felt, could unsettle the confidence created by her virtues.
You would have said that the sudden smile of Fortune had failed to unsettle him.