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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having the effect of upsetting, disturbing, or discomposing. (present participle)

Usage examples (32)
  • His hypothesis is particularly unsettling from the perspective of 2002:
  • Even more unsettling is the guidance Joe is receiving from beyond the grave.
  • Even more unsettling is the new custom of referring to human beings as chairs.
  • What's unsettling is the nastier agenda that lies far less than six feet under the surface. for more
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