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Meaning of “unsettling” in the English Dictionary

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unsettlingadjective

 us   /ʌnˈset·lɪŋ, -ˈset̬·əl·ɪŋ/
  • unsettling adjective (CHANGEABLE)

that ​causessudden, ​unexpectedchanges: A ​rise in ​unemployment has an unsettling ​effect on the ​stockmarket.
  • unsettling adjective (ANXIOUS)

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