Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb unsettle

1 sense of unsettle

Sense 1
faze, unnerve, enervate, unsettle -- (disturb the composure of)
       => upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit -- (cause to lose one's composure)

Antonyms of adj unsettled

4 senses of unsettled

Sense 1
unsettled (vs. settled) -- (still in doubt; "an unsettled issue"; "an unsettled state of mind")

settled (vs. unsettled) -- (established or decided beyond dispute or doubt; "with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night")
        => accomplished, effected, established -- (settled securely and unconditionally; "that smoking causes health problems is an accomplished fact")
        => appointed, decreed, ordained, prescribed -- (fixed or established especially by order or command; "at the time appointed (or the appointed time"))
        => determined, dictated, set -- (determined or decided upon as by an authority; "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching")
        => deterministic -- (an inevitable consequence of antecedent sufficient causes)
        => firm -- (not subject to revision or change; "a firm contract"; "a firm offer")
        => preconcerted -- (previously arranged or agreed on; "following preconcerted plans")

Sense 2
unsettled (vs. settled) -- (not settled or established; "an unsettled lifestyle")

settled (vs. unsettled) -- (established in a desired position or place; not moving about; "nomads...absorbed among the settled people"; "settled areas"; "I don't feel entirely settled here"; "the advent of settled civilization")
        => based -- (having a base of operations (often used as a combining form); "a locally based business"; "an Atlanta-based company"; "carrier-based planes")
        => built-up -- (peopled with settlers; "the built-up areas")
        => located, placed, set, situated -- (situated in a particular spot or position; "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank")
        => nonnomadic -- (not nomadic or wandering; "nonnomadic people")
        => relocated, resettled -- (settled in a new location)

Sense 3
changeable, uncertain, unsettled -- (subject to change; "a changeable climate"; "the weather is uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other")

INDIRECT (VIA variable) -> invariable -- (not liable to or capable of change; "an invariable temperature"; "an invariable rule"; "his invariable courtesy")

Sense 4
unsettled -- (not yet settled; "unsettled territory")

INDIRECT (VIA uninhabited) -> inhabited -- (having inhabitants; lived in; "the inhabited regions of the earth")

Similarity of adj unsettled

4 senses of unsettled

Sense 1
unsettled (vs. settled) -- (still in doubt; "an unsettled issue"; "an unsettled state of mind")
       => doubtful, tentative -- (unsettled in mind or opinion; "drew a few tentative conclusions")
       => open, undecided, undetermined, unresolved -- (not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought; "an open question"; "our position on this bill is still undecided"; "our lawsuit is still undetermined")

Sense 2
unsettled (vs. settled) -- (not settled or established; "an unsettled lifestyle")
       => aimless, drifting, floating, vagabond, vagrant -- (continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another; "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties")
       => erratic, planetary, wandering -- (having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond")
       => homeless, stateless -- (without nationality or citizenship; "stateless persons")
       => migrant, migratory -- (habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work; "appalled by the social conditions of migrant life"; "migratory workers")
       => mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering -- (migratory; "a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering tribes")
       => peripatetic, wayfaring -- (traveling especially on foot; "peripatetic country preachers"; "a poor wayfaring stranger")
       => itinerant -- (traveling from place to place to work; "itinerant labor"; "an itinerant judge")
       => rootless, vagabond -- (wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community; "led a vagabond life"; "a rootless wanderer")
       => unlocated -- (lacking a particular location)

Sense 3
changeable, uncertain, unsettled -- (subject to change; "a changeable climate"; "the weather is uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other")
       => variable (vs. invariable) -- (liable to or capable of change; "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses")

Sense 4
unsettled -- (not yet settled; "unsettled territory")
       => uninhabited (vs. inhabited) -- (not having inhabitants; not lived in; "an uninhabited island"; "gaping doors of uninhabited houses")

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