Definition for unsettled (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), un·set·tled, un·set·tling.
verb (used without object), un·set·tled, un·set·tling.
Examples from the Web for unsettled
If these issues raise uncomfortable questions for Democrats, Clinton has reasons not to be too unsettled.
They were the women voters who turned to the GOP in the past when things got unsettled internationally.
The details of exactly what Obama would do and how many people stood to get legal status were unsettled.
Unsettled by the reality that the cops can't help them, Oakland residents are hiring private patrols.
Now we are learning that it is not just sleepless nights looking after Prince George that may have unsettled his mood.Hacking Trial Delivers an Unwelcome Christmas Present For William and Kate|Tom Sykes|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It bubbled up on the most unexpected occasions, and often unsettled the most carefully studied arguments.Lincoln's Yarns and Stories|Alexander K. McClure
The weather is extraordinary; it freezes and thaws; it is wet and unsettled.Napoleon's Letters to Josephine|Henry Foljambe Hall
The way to their forts lay through an unsettled wilderness, a distance of from five hundred to six hundred miles.Famous American Statesmen|Sarah Knowles Bolton
The discussion must have unsettled the convictions of the refugees.The Anglo-French Entente in the Seventeenth Century|Charles Bastide
In some districts the greatest inconvenience has been felt from their unsettled condition.
British Dictionary definitions for unsettled (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for unsettled (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for unsettled
1590s, "undo from a fixed position, from un- (2) + settle (v.). Of the mind, feelings, etc., attested from 1640s. Unsettled "not peaceful, not firmly established" is recorded from 1590s. Meaning "not occupied by settlers" is attested from 1724. Related: Unsettled; unsettling.