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unsettling

adjective  us   /ʌnˈset·lɪŋ, -ˈset̬·əl·ɪŋ/

unsettling adjective (CHANGEABLE)

that causes sudden, unexpected changes: A rise in unemployment has an unsettling effect on the stock market.

unsettling adjective (ANXIOUS)

making you feel anxious and worried: I received the unsettling news that I may lose my job next month.
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