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unsettled

adjective uk   /ʌnˈset.l̩d/  us   /-ˈset̬-/

unsettled adjective (CHANGING)

likely to change suddenly; not calm or having a regular pattern: a period of unsettled weather an unsettled political climate

unsettled adjective (WORRIED)

nervous and worried; unable to relax: Children tend to get unsettled if you keep on changing their routine.
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