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Synonyms for unsettled
ʌnˈsɛt ld

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsettled(adj)

    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. unsettled(adj)

    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, unsettled(adj)

    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. unsettled(adj)

    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unsettled(a.)

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

  2. unsettled(a.)

    unequal, changeable

  3. unsettled(a.)

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

  4. unsettled(a.)

    uninhabited, without inhabitants

  5. unsettled(a.)

    undetermined, open, not adjusted

  6. unsettled(a.)

    unpaid, owing, due, outstanding

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unsettled(a)

    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. 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.

  2. Ken McGrath:

    Does your financial model need to factor in a mild or a deep recession? it's very hard for buyer and seller to come to a well-informed view against this current unsettled backdrop, but that will adjust over time.

  3. 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.

  4. Chief Executive Christopher Anzalone:

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

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    People wish to be settled. It is only as far as they are unsettled that there is any hope for them.

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