unsettled: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (un-set'ld), [key]
— adj.
  1. not settled; not fixed or stable; without established order; unorganized; disorganized: an unsettled social order; still unsettled in their new home.
  2. continuously moving or changing; not situated in one place: an unsettled life.
  3. wavering or uncertain, as in opinions or behavior; unstable; erratic: an unsettled state of mind.
  4. not populated or settled, as a region: an unsettled wilderness.
  5. undetermined, as a point at issue; undecided; doubtful: After many years the matter was still unsettled.
  6. not adjusted, closed, or disposed of, as an account, estate, or law case.
  7. liable to change; inconstant; variable: unsettled weather.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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