- Present participle of upset.
NounUpsetting (plural Upsettings)
- The action of the verb to upset.
- That causes or cause upset.
- 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.
agitating, annoying, baffling, bewildering, bothering, bothersome, breathtaking, chafing, charged, cliff-hanging, confounding, confusing, discomposing, disconcerting, dismaying, disquieting, distracting, distressful, distressing, disturbing, electric, embarrassing, enigmatic, exciting, exhilarating, fretting, galvanic, harassing, heady, heart-expanding, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, impressive, inflammatory, intoxicating, intricate, jarring, jolting, maddening, mind-blowing, moving, mysterious, mystifying, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, perplexing, perturbing, piquant, plaguing, problematic, provocative, provoking, puzzling, ravishing, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, stimulating, stimulative, stirring, striking, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, telling, thrilling, thrilly, tormenting, troublesome, troubling, unsettling, worrisome, worrying
- Rhymes: -ɛtɪŋ