Definition of unsettlingly in English:



  • See unsettle

    • ‘La Candelaria is full of beautiful Spanish colonial houses in glorious colours with ornate iron balconies, great lavish wooden doors and rather unsettlingly life-like copper statues.’
    • ‘Carol's accusations are paranoid, exaggerated and ruinously unfair; but the play's genius is that her analysis of the smug patriarchy that frustrates her is unsettlingly acute.’
    • ‘There is something unsettlingly mysterious about his art.’
    • ‘I would be eerily, even unsettlingly, quiet and orderly.’
    • ‘Nothing of major value is missing, but unsettlingly enough, my birth cert and some passport photos were taken.’