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unsettled

[¦ən′sed·əld]
(meteorology)
Pertaining to fair weather which may at any time become rainy, cloudy, or stormy.
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Engaging in transformative learning is challenging; perhaps if a participant in a collaborative self-study is able to see herself as courageous rather than in need of safety she is not only more apt to be trusting and trustworthy but also better equipped to persist through the unsettledness of the liminal space she must traverse as she learns troublesome and transformative threshold concepts.
Finally, I hope to get a glimpse into the urban space and urban society which allows for the degree of integration and identification, as opposed to the unsettledness, displacement and/or marginalization attributed to many of these characters, represented in sainetes and plays.
Happy with England's apparent batting dilemma ahead of the opening Ashes Test at the Gabba on November 21, Harris said that although Australia would need to work hard for the series, they can put pressure on England if they manage to research the opponents' mentality while batting and take advantage of their unsettledness over their line-up.
Results of the poll come in a time of unsettledness in the American education franchise.
This study examines how the "unhomely moment" crawls into Nakamatsu's familiar, homely environment and awakens the feeling of unsettledness and disorientation which has long lurked in his subconscious and shows how the protagonist attempts to settle the feeling of unsettledness and disorientation, by eliminating the sense of halfway, incomplete belongingness, or in-betweeness.
International humanitarian law here clearly embodies, in its very unsettledness, an unresolved struggle between two visions of law's role in armed conflict, (108) The first (or statist) perspective views this law as "a compact between rival armies to coordinate how they can 'conciliate the necessities of war with the laws of humanity.
My sense of unsettledness came from my inability to engage in identity politics regarding my clients.
In this way, Hearts of Gold both recalls and departs from Frances Harper's Iola Leroy (1892), which anticipates Jones's novel in initially establishing a mixed-raced woman, Iola, as an iconic Southern woman, while not fully committing to the epistemological unsettledness that Jones draws from this (supposed) juxtaposition of gyneolatry and genealogy.
As Fumerton has argued, "[a]nxiety over the perceived rise in physical unsettledness manifested itself in a number of ways" in the period, including "dramatic increases in mandatory and spontaneous roundups of perceived vagrants," the "massive proliferation of beggar and rogue literature," and various proclamations and statutes against vagrancy that appeared throughout the period.
The apparent unsettledness stemming from ASEAN's relations with outside powers suggests that regional order, in the manner understood by Leifer, continues to elude Southeast Asia.
The text type that they use and the way they have positioned the text on the page adds to the unsettledness of the characters relationships with each other.
Over my 40+ year career in environmental health, I've never seen the unsettledness that I see today in our economy and in even the way our government works (or should I say, doesn't work