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unsettlement

[uhn-set-l-muh nt]
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noun
  1. an act or an instance of unsettling.
  2. the state or quality of being unsettled: Such strange behavior caused me some unsettlement.
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Origin of unsettlement

First recorded in 1640–50; unsettle + -ment
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Related Words for unsettlement

turmoil, maelstrom, upheaval, riot, agitation, commotion, pandemonium, strife, excitement, unrest, disturbance, hassle, fracas, ferment, turbulence, outcry, convulsion, quarrel, affray, racket

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