setting

[ set-ing ]
/ ˈsɛt ɪŋ /
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noun

Origin of setting

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at set, -ing1

SYNONYMS FOR setting

Related forms

non·set·ting, adjectiveun·set·ting, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unsetting

  • Sometimes it has burned so brightly, it has been my morning and evening star, my rising, but unsetting sun.

    Ernest Linwood|Caroline Lee Hentz

British Dictionary definitions for unsetting

setting

/ (ˈsɛtɪŋ) /

noun


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