Settled and Unsettled


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Settled adjective – Having been established and usually not subject to change.
Usage example: settled rules that cannot be disregarded when it is convenient to do so

Unsettled is an antonym for settled.
Nearby Words: settle, settlement, settling, settler, settlor
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Unsettled adjective – Likely to change frequently, suddenly, or unexpectedly.
Usage example: we've been having a lot of unsettled weather lately

Settled is an antonym for unsettled in topics: bothered, not decided.
Nearby Word: unsettling
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  • Literature / Foundation The Empire novels suggest that Terminus was settled before the events of Foundation, while it is established in Foundation that it was previously unsettled.
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Unsettled or Settled. 2016. Accessed August 05, 2021.

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