[ UK /sˈɛtlɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛtəɫɪŋ, ˈsɛtɫɪŋ/ ]
  1. a gradual sinking to a lower level
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How To Use settling In A Sentence

  • For a few odd and unsettling moments, the song hovers on its own, left virtually untouched except for the subtle fuzz of static in the background.
  • There were bodies everywhere, with dust slowly settling to the floor.
  • PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA: Thailand and Cambodia said they have made progress in settling a border dispute that sparked a deadly military confrontation last month. My Sinchew -
  • Settling in Carmel, Calif., in 1930, she and Mr. Newell joined a bohemian community that included the photographer Edward Weston and the journalist Lincoln Steffens.
  • Sometimes, with mechs, a smile could transform the face into something even less human—the expression somehow incongruous on the synthetic lips, a quaint and unsettling party trick, like a dog propped at the dinner table with a fork and spoon. Crashed
  • Roger is the furriest one, Peter is the skinniest, the Ox is the burliest, and Moonie has the most energy: he bounces in between the other three, never settling down or staying still. Going Mutant
  • Brooks found the use of the word terminate very unsettling. Act of Treason
  • Some of the commotion is unsettling if you are tyring to have a normal home life. Updates
  • It is amusing to note, however, that the doggie equivalent of red-eye in photos is an unsettling neon green, which my small photo-editing skills don't extend to erasing.
  • Spiers has steered the organisation through some of the most unsettling eras in its history.
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