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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"

Wiktionary

  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

How to pronounce upsetting?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say upsetting in sign language?

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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. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards:

    While extremely upsetting, this increase in COVID-19 cases appears to be less a sign of new exponential growth and more a sign of a logjam from commercial labs, i have said time and again -- COVID-19 is a statewide problem and testing is a vital step towards understanding the scale of this problem. We believe COVID-19 is spreading in every parish in Louisiana.

  2. Ben Baldanza:

    Airlines mess up, and air travelers get frustrated, the feedback we received makes it clear no airline is immune from upsetting their customers, and at Spirit, we can do a better job of explaining how flying with us is different.

  3. Mike Koval:

    In light of so much things that have happened not just across the country, but in our own community, it's understandable that the reaction at the scene and of some of our citizens is extremely volatile, emotional and upsetting, and we understand that. That's absolutely appropriate under these circumstances. We would urge, obviously, that everyone exercise restraint.

  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. Amber Heard:

    I do not want to call anyone a liar but from my experience of Johnny, it is impossible to believe that such horrific allegations are true, i find it extremely upsetting knowing Johnny Depp as I do.

Images & Illustrations of upsetting

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