Definition of “unsettling” - English Dictionary

“unsettling” in American English

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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.

(Definition of “unsettling” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)