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Antonyms

1. upsetting

adjective. ['əpˈsɛtɪŋ'] causing an emotional disturbance.

Synonyms

  • disconcerting

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • beautiful

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Words that Rhyme with Upsetting

  • regretting
  • forgetting
  • reseting
  • offsetting
  • besetting
  • begetting
  • wetting
  • sweating
  • fretting
  • abetting
  • vetting
  • petting
  • netting
  • letting
  • jetting
  • getting
  • fetting
  • betting

Example sentences of the word upsetting


1. Adjective
Receiving obscene text messages on your mobile phone can be very upsetting and simply annoying at the very least.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
The idea that you may have been blocked may be upsetting.

Quotes containing the word upsetting


1. Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone.
- Fred Rogers

2. For me, I really love 'Tim and Eric' and 'Dr. Steve Brule' and a lot of the Adult Swim shows, so I like strange, weird, sometimes slightly upsetting humor.
- Gillian Jacobs

3. I just can't think how I would go on without children having lost Edith already... It's too upsetting for me to write about them. Naturally, I still hope, and wait, wait, wait.
- Otto Frank

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