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Another word for unsettle

  1. To put out of proper order

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  2. To disturb the health or physiological functioning of

      1. To cause to overturn; knock or tip over:
      2. To disturb the functioning, order, or course of:
      3. To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
      2. A breach of civic order or peace; a public disturbance.
      3. An ailment that affects the function of mind or body:
      1. To disturb the order, arrangement, or functioning of:
      2. To upset (normal condition or functioning, as of a bodily organ).
      3. To cause to be psychotic or otherwise severely mentally unsound.
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  3. To impair or destroy the composure of

      1. To secure ratlines to (shrouds).
      1. To cause to overturn; knock or tip over:
      2. To disturb the functioning, order, or course of:
      3. To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
      1. To throw lightly or casually or with a sudden jerk:
      2. To throw or propel upward:
      3. To throw or propel to the ground:
      1. To cause to move from side to side or up and down with jerky movements:
      2. To cause to tremble, vibrate, or rock:
      3. To brandish or wave, especially in anger:
      1. A strip of frilled or closely pleated fabric used for trimming or decoration.
      2. A ruff on a bird.
      3. An irregularity or a slight disturbance of a surface:
      1. Relatively hard, naturally formed mineral or petrified matter; stone.
      2. A relatively small piece or fragment of such material.
      3. A relatively large body of such material, as a cliff or peak.
      1. To disturb or confuse; make uneasy or anxious:
      2. To cause (a system) to become altered or imbalanced from a normal state:
      3. To cause perturbation in (the orbit of a celestial body, for example) by gravitational interaction.
      1. To make or become nervous or upset.
      2. A state of agitation, confusion, or excitement.
      1. A brief, light snowfall.
      2. A sudden gust of wind.
      3. A stirring mass, as of leaves or dust; a shower.
      1. To break up or destroy the tranquility, order, or settled state of:
      2. To trouble emotionally or mentally; upset:
      3. To interfere with; interrupt:
      1. To cause (someone) to have difficulty paying attention to something:
      2. To attract (the attention) away from its original focus; divert.
      3. To cause to feel worried or uneasy; unsettle:
      1. To deprive of peace or rest; trouble.
      2. Absence of peace or rest; anxiety.
      3. Uneasy; restless.
      1. To disturb the composure or calm of; perturb.
      2. To put into a state of disorder.
      1. To cause to be irritated, especially by repeated acts; trouble or annoy:
      2. To make agitated or perplexed; upset:
      3. To intrude on without warrant or invitation; disturb:
      1. To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
      2. To upset; disturb:
      3. To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
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Another word for unsettle