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Noises unsettle him, except in the woods, where he can identify them with precision.

The Labor Department released jobless claim numbers on Thursday that suggest a stagnant hiring market newly unsettled by increasing cases of the delta variant in some parts of the country.

Meanwhile, regional neighbors are calling for international intervention to prevent further unrest in a country already unsettled by months of street protests against Moïse’s extended rule.

One song, “Molasses to Rum,” unsettled many northerners with the revelation that their ancestors were just as complicit in slavery as any Virginia tobacco planter.

I was now on a dark path, questioning the limits of human understanding, unsettled by a future filled with big data and small comprehension.

Roberts has staked his survival on branding Orman with the label most likely to unsettle undecided Kansans.

The flying debris and open sewage were the first of many shocks that would unsettle an unprepared visitor.

But her aura of mystery and capricious habits unsettle him, too, and Marcenat discovers Odile having an affair.

I could foresee a catastrophe which would for ever unsettle the two towns, and give the valley an unenviable reputation.

They were forever settling the matter, positively and finally—but alas, only to have something unsettle it again.

They unsettle the popular mind concerning eternal principles of justice.

Far be it from me to try to unsettle your mind or lead you any further until you feel that you need leading.

The Indian of the plains had as yet seen little to unsettle his assurance of everlasting dominion.


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On this page you'll find 95 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unsettle, such as: agitate, confuse, disconcert, disorganize, disquiet, and disrupt.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.