from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To change from a settled condition; disrupt.
  • transitive verb To make uneasy; disturb.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To change from a settled state; make to be no longer fixed, steady, or established; unhinge; make uncertain or fluctuating: as, to unsettle doctrines or opinions.
  • To move from a place; remove. To disorder; derange; make mad: as, to unsettle a person's intellect.
  • To become unfixed; give way; be disordered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To become unsettled or unfixed; to be disordered.
  • transitive verb To move or loosen from a settled position or state; to unfix; to displace; to disorder; to confuse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To make upset or uncomfortable
  • verb To bring into disorder or disarray

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb disturb the composure of


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