What does upsetting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disconcerting, upsetting(adj)

    causing an emotional disturbance

    "his disconcerting habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers charmingly"- Herb Caen; "an upsetting experience"


  1. upsetting(Noun)

    The action of the verb upset.

  2. upsetting(Adjective)

    That causes or cause upset.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upsetting(adj)

    conceited; assuming; as, an upsetting fellow


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upsetting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upsetting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Susan Harris:

    It's the smell, more than anything, it's upsetting for people to see.

  2. Evan Weron:

    (Nicole) came into the house a few times, a few separate occasions, crying about how it was very upsetting to her.

  3. Prosecutor Rich Orman:

    The upsetting thing is that the defendant went into a theater of innocent people and shot! The upsetting thing is the defendant shot a little girl, the upsetting thing is the crime.

  4. Avery Browne:

    We are extremely cognizant and very sensitive to the display of a gun. It's very upsetting. It's very disturbing to individuals who are attempting to peacefully protest, and we recognize that.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A wife can go to any extent of upsetting own world, others world and even this whole world than accepting first ever with own word her fault or follies to her husband; and her mother is always there in her support.

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