unsettling


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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.

unsettling

(ʌnˈsɛtəlɪŋ)
adj
making one feel rather worried or uncertain
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unsettling

adjective disturbing, worrying, troubling, upsetting, alarming, distressing, dismaying, disconcerting, disquieting The prospect of change of this kind has an unsettling effect.

unsettling

adjective
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unsettling

[ˈʌnˈsetlɪŋ] ADJ [influence, effect] → desestabilizador; [experience, dream] → perturbador; [thought] → inquietante
this is an unsettling time for us allesta época es preocupante para todos nosotros
it is unsettling to know he could be watching meme inquieta saber que podría estar vigilándome

unsettling

[ʌnˈsɛtəlɪŋ] adj [experience] → perturbant(e); [sense of humour] → déconcertant(e); [film, book] → perturbant(e), troublant(e); [effect] → perturbateur/trice

unsettling

adj change, pace of lifeaufreibend; time alsoaufregend; defeat, knowledgeverunsichernd; question, thought, news, book, film, atmospherebeunruhigend; musicirritierend; to have an unsettling effect on somebodyjdn aus dem Gleis werfen; (defeat, failure also) → jdn verunsichern; on children alsojdn verstören; it is unsettling to know he could be watching mees beunruhigt mich zu wissen, dass er mich beobachten könnte

unsettling

[ʌnˈsɛtlɪŋ] adjinquietante
the news had an unsettling effect on me → la notizia mi ha scombussolato
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I was born into this unfinished contention with all its chances and changes, and it began to unsettle me before I quite knew the difference between a suit at law and a suit of clothes; and it has gone on unsettling me ever since; and here I am now, conscious sometimes that I am but a worthless fellow to love my confiding cousin Ada.
Hence it is to be remarked that, in seizing a state, the usurper ought to examine closely into all those injuries which it is necessary for him to inflict, and to do them all at one stroke so as not to have to repeat them daily; and thus by not unsettling men he will be able to reassure them, and win them to himself by benefits.
Anne tried to put all unsettling hopes out of her heart, and reconcile herself to a future where work and ambition must take the place of love.
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which aimed at unsettling peace in the Kingdom, said a source here Sunday.
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