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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Disturb the composure of. To make someone feel slightly nervous, worried, or upset.

Usage examples (35)
  • Memories of his brother's death in particular still unsettle him.
  • Why should that "unsettle" Israeli-American relations?
  • Levi says his work is designed to 'unsettle' viewers by challenging preconceptions of certain materials and objects.
  • Finance Ministry to retain the stimulus package in the forthcoming budget, stating that its withdrawal may "unsettle" the industry for more
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