What does the word unsettle mean?

Usage examples for unsettle

  1. The effect has been to unsettle the commercial and financial interests of the country, and to show that treasury notes, if they are the standard of values, are a fluctuating standard. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  2. Was I to unsettle still further the political disturbances of the country, just because I thought duty required me to be self- denying and miserable and to lose the man I loved? – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  3. Those few hours of sound sleep put new life into his frame, and when he awoke it was with the resolve to refrain from any further attempt to see his brother, lest his desperate condition should unsettle the younger one and render him unhappy. – Story-Lives of Great Musicians by Francis Jameson Rowbotham