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upsetting

[ uhp-set-ing ]
/ ʌpˈsɛt ɪŋ /
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adjective
tending to disturb or upset: an upsetting experience.
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Origin of upsetting

First recorded in 1870–75; upset + -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for upsetting

upsetting
/ (ʌpˈsɛtɪŋ) /

noun
metallurgy the process of hammering the end of a heated bar of metal so that its width is increased locally, as in the manufacture of bolts
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