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Definitions for upsetting
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disconcerting, upsettingadjective

    causing an emotional disturbance

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

Wiktionary

  1. upsettingnoun

    The action of the verb upset.

  2. upsettingadjective

    That causes or cause upset.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upsettingadjective

    conceited; assuming; as, an upsetting fellow

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Numerology

  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

Examples of upsetting in a Sentence

  1. Millie Watkins:

    Obviously, this has been upsetting for everyone.

  2. Brandon Lee:

    I’ve worked tirelessly organizing an intervention and it’s incredibly upsetting that it never came to fruition.I wanted my dad’s hopeful sobriety and recovery to be a private family matter but, as a result of hisaccusations on social media, I feel forced to speak out, i have and will continue to cooperate with law enforcement as needed. I love my father and just want to see him sober, happy and healthy.

  3. Stewart Perry:

    To hear the reaction of the flight being delayed because of a Gold Star family, and the first class cabin booing that was really upsetting, and it made us cry some more.

  4. Kasper Holten:

    The production includes a scene which puts the spotlight on the brutal reality of women being abused during war time, and sexual violence being a tragic fact of war, the production intends to make it an uncomfortable scene, just as there are several upsetting and violent scenes in Rossini's score. We are sorry if some people have found this distressing.

  5. Richard Grenell:

    It would have been upsetting to many Americans if he had died in the U.S in what many viewed as a comfortable escape.

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