upsetting

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upsetting

  1. present participle of upset

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upsetting (plural upsettings)

  1. The action of the verb upset.

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upsetting (comparative more upsetting, superlative most upsetting)

  1. Causing upset; distressing.
    He found taking his cat to the vet to be put down very upsetting.
    The bodies lying at the scene of the crash were an upsetting sight.
  2. (Scotland) Conceited; presumptuous.

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