Definition of unsettling:
Synonyms for unsettling:
tense, diversionary, nail-biting, nagging, disturbing, anxious, disruptive, nasty, disquieting, distressful, troublesome, happy, pain, restless, unnerving, troubling, perturbing, nerve-racking, troublous, off-putting, diversion, worrisome, hairy, fraught, discomposing, haze, disturbance, discomforting, upsetting, uneasy, agitating, intrusive, distracting, distressing, distraction, preoccupation, creepy.
They are so averse to unsettling the faith of the weak, that the vitality has ebbed away from the faith of the strong; they have clung so hard to tradition, that they have obscured fact; they would confine the limbs of manhood in the garb of childhood; and thus they have forfeited the confidence of intelligent men, and ranged themselves with the credulous, the comfortable, and the unenterprising.- "The Silent Isle", Arthur Christopher Benson.
- "Vane of the Timberlands", Harold Bindloss.
- "Angela's Business", Henry Sydnor Harrison.