how to pronounce upsetting

/əpˈsɛtɪŋ/

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upsetting is pronounced in three syllables

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əpsɛtɪŋ

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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

adjective:

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

verb:

  1. Present participle of upset.

noun:

  1. The action of the verb upset.

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