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up·set

 (ŭp-sĕt′)
tr.v. up·set, up·set·ting, up·sets
1. To cause to overturn; knock or tip over: upset the flowerpot.
2.
a. To disturb the functioning, order, or course of: Protesters upset the meeting by chanting and shouting. See Synonyms at overthrow.
b. To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
3. To distress or perturb mentally or emotionally: The bad news upset me.
4. (ŭp′sĕt′) To defeat unexpectedly (an opponent favored to win).
5. To make (a heated metal bolt, for example) shorter and thicker by hammering on the end.
n. (ŭp′sĕt′)
1. The act of upsetting or the condition of being upset: the upset of the vase.
2.
a. A disturbance, disorder, or state of agitation: an upset of my routine.
b. A condition of indigestion: a remedy for stomach upset.
3. A game, contest, or election in which the favorite is defeated.
4.
a. A tool used for upsetting; a swage.
b. An upset part or piece.
adj.
1. Having been overturned: an upset vase.
2. Exhibiting signs and symptoms of indigestion: an upset stomach.
3. In a state of emotional or mental distress; distraught: upset parents.

[Middle English upsetten, to set up : up-, up- + setten, to set; see set1.]

up·set′ter n.
up·set′ting·ly adv.

upsetting

(ʌpˈsɛtɪŋ)
n
1. (Metallurgy) 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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.upsetting - causing an emotional disturbance; "his disconcerting habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers charmingly"- Herb Caen; "an upsetting experience"
displeasing - causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities

upsetting

adjective
Translations

upsetting

[ʌpˈsetɪŋ] ADJ (= distressing) [experience, incident] → terrible; [image] → sobrecogedor; (= saddening) → triste; (= offending) [language, remark] → ofensivo; (= annoying) → fastidioso, molesto
the whole incident was very upsetting for metodo el incidente me afectó or disgustó mucho
it is upsetting for him to talk about itlo pasa mal or se pone mal al hablar de ello
parts of the film may be upsetting to some viewersalgunas partes de la película pueden resultarles sobrecogedoras a algunos espectadores

upsetting

[ʌpˈsɛtɪŋ] adj
(= distressing) → pénible (= sad) → triste
(= annoying) → vexant(e)

upsetting

adj (= saddening)traurig; (stronger) → bestürzend; (= disturbing) changesstörend; situationunangenehm, schwierig; (= offending)beleidigend, verletzend; (= annoying)ärgerlich; that must have been very upsetting for youdas war bestimmt nicht einfach für Sie; (= annoying)das muss sehr ärgerlich für Sie gewesen sein; it is upsetting (for them) to see such terrible thingses ist schlimm (für sie), so schreckliche Dinge zu sehen; she found this experience most upsettingdiese Erfahrung hat sie sehr mitgenommen (inf), → diese Erfahrung ist ihr sehr nahegegangen; the divorce/the change was very upsetting for the childdas Kind hat unter der Scheidung/dem Wechsel sehr gelitten; he mustn’t have any more upsetting experienceses darf nichts mehr passieren, was ihn aufregt; it’s upsetting to my routinedas bringt meine Routine durcheinander

upsetting

[ʌpˈsɛtɪŋ] adj (distressing) → sconvolgente; (disturbing) → scioccante
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