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Synonyms for unsettle
ʌnˈsɛt l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. faze, unnerve, enervate, unsettle(verb)

    disturb the composure of

    faze, unnerve, enervate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unsettle

    Objects are displaced when moved out of the place they have occupied; they are misplaced when put into a place where they should not be. One may know where to find what he has misplaced; what he has mislaid he can not locate.

    confuse, crowd out, derange, disarrange, displace, disturb, jumble, mislay, misplace, remove

    adjust, array, assort, classify, dispose, group, order, place, put in order, put in place, set in order, sort

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unsettle

    disturb, derange, displace, ruffle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unsettle(v. a.)

    derange, disturb, disconcert, unfix, confuse, disorder, throw into disorder

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unsettle(v)

    disorder, derange, upset, unhinge, disconcert

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How to use unsettle in a sentence?

  1. Sergei Chemezov:

    Any reforms unsettle business. Unpredictability appears, and people don’t know which direction things will go in, any reform gives rise to a certain amount of anxiety among business.

  2. Tom Johnson:

    Whilst volatility has reduced, confidence levels aren't sky high and people are still waiting to see what the Fed is going to do around interest rates. There are a lot of things on the horizon that could unsettle investors.

  3. Robert Hutchins:

    Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.

  4. Anchorman Pavel Lobkov:

    Things were probably even tougher then: We had no Internet, no Skype, no cellphones. I went live from war zones, so these comfortable surroundings of an apartment can hardly unsettle me.

  5. Junichi Ishikawa:

    China looks to be the main theme for 2016, as developments there could unsettle equities while disrupting the Fed's intended rate hike schedule, china risk adds a layer of support to the yen, which already looks to appreciate this year as Japan's current account surplus grows at a faster-than-expected pace.


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