Definition for upsetting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), up·set, up·set·ting.
verb (used without object), up·set, up·set·ting.
- a tool used for upsetting.
- something that is upset, as a bar end.
SYNONYMS FOR upset
Examples from the Web for upsetting
Roberts has shown a tendency in other political law cases to make broad pronouncements, upsetting precedent.The Supreme Court Is Weighing Corporate Power Yet Again|Zephyr Teachout|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What is upsetting, especially in a book about what Dunham has “learned,” is how much weight she puts on being in a relationship.
Most recently, Grothman attacked Secretary of State John Kerry for upsetting God.
On the other hand, upsetting and alienating a large percentage of the population such as the Sunnis is a recipe for disaster.
And, yes, this conversation must include addressing the role Islam plays—even at the risk of upsetting some of my fellow Muslims.
Kut-le bounded into the room, upsetting the medicine-man, and lifted Rhoda in his arms.The Heart of the Desert|Honor Willsie Morrow
She said that it was upsetting to begin the day by reading the paper, and events were to prove that she was occasionally right.Indiscretions of Archie|P. G. Wodehouse
Who the devil has been upsetting you with lies about the Hands?Winnie Childs|C. N. Williamson
The flash of the flaming red copper beech, at which the horses always shied and once came within an ace of upsetting the carriage.Men in War|Andreas Latzko
As quickly as he could, Hugh got to his feet, and managed to step over the opposite side without stumbling or upsetting the canoe.The Secret Cache|E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill