Unsettled

  • 1 unsettled — [adj1] bothered, upset active, agitated, antsy*, anxious, busy, changeable, changeful, changing, complex, complicated, confused, disorderly, disturbed, explosive, fidgety, fluid, flustered, inconstant, insecure, kinetic, mobile, mutable, on edge* …

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  • 2 unsettled — [unset′ ld] adj. 1. not settled or orderly; disordered 2. not stable or fixed; changeable; uncertain 3. not decided or determined 4. not paid, allotted, or otherwise disposed of [an unsettled debt or estate ] ☆ 5. having no settlers; unpopulated… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 unsettled — I adjective adrift, afloat, agitated, capricious, changeable, changing, conjectural, deranged, desolate, disarranged, disputable, disturbed, doubtful, dubious, due, fickle, incertus, inconstans, inconstant, migratory, mutable, nervous, new, open …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 unsettled — ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking stability; changeable or liable to change. 2) agitated; uneasy. 3) not yet resolved. 4) (of an area) having no settlers or inhabitants …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 unsettled — [[t]ʌ̱nse̱t(ə)ld[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED In an unsettled situation, there is a lot of uncertainty about what will happen. Britain s unsettled political scene also worries some investors... The junk market has been unsettled for the past seven months.… …

    English dictionary

  • 6 unsettled — unsettledness, n. /un set ld/, adj. 1. not settled; not fixed or stable; without established order; unorganized; disorganized: an unsettled social order; still unsettled in their new home. 2. continuously moving or changing; not situated in one… …

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  • 7 unsettled — adjective Date: circa 1586 not settled: as a. (1) not calm or tranquil ; disturbed < unsettled political conditions > (2) likely to vary widely especially in the near future ; variable < unsettled weather > (3) not settled down …

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  • 8 unsettled — un|set|tled [ʌnˈsetld] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(situation)¦ 2¦(feeling)¦ 3¦(argument or disagreement)¦ 4¦(weather)¦ 5¦(land)¦ 6¦(debt)¦ 7¦(stomach)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(SITUATION)¦ making people feel uncertain about what will happen ▪ difficult …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 unsettled — adjective 1) an unsettled life Syn: aimless, directionless, purposeless, without purpose; rootless, nomadic 2) an unsettled child Syn: restless, restive, fidgety, anxious, worried, t …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 10 unsettled — un•set•tled [[t]ʌnˈsɛt ld[/t]] adj. 1) not settled; not fixed or stable; lacking order: an unsettled situation[/ex] 2) continuously moving or changing; not situated in one place: an unsettled life[/ex] 3) wavering or uncertain, as in opinions or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 unsettled — un|set|tled [ ʌn setld ] adjective 1. ) something such as a problem or argument that is unsettled has not been dealt with successfully: Some important issues remained unsettled after the peace talks. 2. ) unsettled weather changes a lot during a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 unsettled — adjective 1 SITUATION making people feel uncertain about what will happen: the unsettled times during the war 2 FEELING worried or excited about something so that you feel upset or nervous: Children feel unsettled if their parents divorce. 3… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 unsettled — UK [ʌnˈset(ə)ld] / US adjective 1) something such as a problem or argument that is unsettled has not been dealt with successfully Some important issues remained unsettled after the peace talks. 2) a) nervous, confused, or upset b) an unsettled… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 unsettled — [ʌnˈset(ə)ld] adj 1) nervous, confused, or upset 2) an unsettled place, situation, or period of time is one in which people feel nervous because things are changing 3) unsettled weather changes a lot and has a lot of wind and rain 4) something… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 15 unsettled — adjective a) Disturbed, upset. I was unsettled by the sudden outburst, and since I didnt know what to do I just stood there, confused. b) Not in a steady condition, uncertain, subject to change. We need to settle this bill; even if you think the… …

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  • 16 unsettled — adj. Unsettled is used with these nouns: ↑weather …

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  • 17 unsettled — Synonyms and related words: abnormal, adrift, afloat, agitated, alternating, ambitendent, ambivalent, amiss, amorphous, askew, at issue, at loose ends, awry, back, balled up, bereft of reason, bothered, brainsick, broken, bustling, capricious,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 unsettled — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. outstanding, unpaid; disturbed, troubled; unfixed, indeterminate. See irregularity, changeableness, insanity, doubt, excitement. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Undetermined] Syn. undecided, unfixed,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 unsettled — adj. not inhabited; not solved; not orderly; not stablev. disturb; confuse; cause worry …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 unsettled — adjective 1》 lacking stability; changeable or liable to change.     ↘agitated; uneasy. 2》 not yet resolved.     ↘(of a bill) not yet paid. 3》 (of an area) having no settlers or inhabitants. Derivatives unsettledness noun …

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