how to pronounce upsetting


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the above transcription of upsetting is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

upsetting is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of upsetting in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and i was so upsetting i don't what was …”

meanings of upsetting


  1. Causing upset; distressing.
  2. Conceited; presumptuous.


  1. Present participle of upset.


  1. The action of the verb upset.

upsetting frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word upsetting occurs in english on average 3.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics upsetting can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that upsetting can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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