[ uhn-set-l-muh nt ]
/ ʌnˈsɛt l mənt /


an act or an instance of unsettling.
the state or quality of being unsettled: Such strange behavior caused me some unsettlement.


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Words nearby unsettlement

Origin of unsettlement

First recorded in 1640–50; unsettle + -ment
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