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Synonyms for unsettled
ʌnˈsɛt ldun·set·tled

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unsettled

    Uncertain is applied to things that human knowledge can not certainly determine or that human power can not certainly control; precarious originally meant dependent on the will of another, and now, by extension of meaning, dependent on chance or hazard, with manifest unfavorable possibility verging toward probability; as, one holds office by a precarious tenure, or land by a precarious title; the strong man's hold on life is uncertain, the invalid's is precarious.

    doubtful, dubious, equivocal, hazardous, insecure, perilous, precarious, risky, unassured, uncertain, unstable, unsteady

    actual, assured, certain, firm, immutable, incontestable, infallible, real, settled, stable, steady, strong, sure, undeniable, undoubted, unquestionable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsettledadjective

    still in doubt

    "an unsettled issue"; "an unsettled state of mind"

    uncertain, changeable

    appointed, dictated, set, situated, deterministic, effected, decreed, prescribed, settled, nonnomadic, ordained, preconcerted, inhabited, resettled, built-up, accomplished, determined, invariable, based, firm, relocated, located, established, placed

  2. unsettledadjective

    not settled or established

    "an unsettled lifestyle"

    uncertain, changeable

    firm, ordained, set, accomplished, located, situated, settled, prescribed, invariable, effected, relocated, preconcerted, appointed, decreed, based, established, nonnomadic, inhabited, built-up, placed, deterministic, determined, dictated, resettled

  3. changeable, uncertain, unsettledadjective

    subject to change

    "a changeable climate"; "the weather is uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other"

    changeable, mutable, shot, unsure, iridescent, changeful, chatoyant, unsealed, uncertain, incertain

    based, nonnomadic, settled, firm, preconcerted, relocated, invariable, accomplished, deterministic, located, determined, inhabited, decreed, appointed, set, resettled, dictated, prescribed, established, ordained, placed, situated, effected, built-up

  4. unsettledadjective

    not yet settled

    "unsettled territory"

    uncertain, changeable

    determined, invariable, set, situated, established, built-up, placed, relocated, preconcerted, prescribed, dictated, effected, appointed, decreed, firm, nonnomadic, settled, accomplished, located, based, ordained, inhabited, resettled, deterministic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unsettledadjective

    wavering, restless, vacillating, fickle, unsteady, unstable, changeable, not steady

  2. unsettledadjective

    unequal, changeable

  3. unsettledadjective

    turbid, roily, roiled, dreggy, feculent, muddy, not clear

  4. unsettledadjective

    uninhabited, without inhabitants

  5. unsettledadjective

    undetermined, open, not adjusted

  6. unsettledadjective

    unpaid, owing, due, outstanding

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unsettledadjective

    undetermined, dubious, unadjusted, controvertible, disputable, irresolute, fickle, changeable, roily, feculent, turbid

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unsettled":

    unstable, unresolved, volatile, outstanding, troubled, uncertain

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How to use unsettled in a sentence?

  1. Art Pope:

    I'm shocked by the timing, given that it's less than three months until the election and given this is an unsettled area of the law.

  2. Charles Park:

    Because of current unsettled conditions around the world, people are responding in a more wait-and-see fashion, that'll impact our near-term order and delivery trend.

  3. Chief Executive Christopher Anzalone:

    It's a complicated and unsettled IP landscape and we have just increased our freedom here.

  4. Lindsey Graham:

    These are the most unsettled times I can remember since I have been in government. The last thing we need are politicians creating anxiety for no good reason.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    Some men never seem to grow old. Always active in thought, always ready to adopt new ideas, they are never chargeable with foggyism. Satisfied, yet ever dissatisfied, settled, yet ever unsettled, they always enjoy the best of what is, are the first to find the best of what will be.

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