Definitions For Upsetting


  • Causing an emotional disturbance


  • To make (someone) unhappy, worried, etc.
  • To cause an unpleasant feeling in (your stomach)
  • To cause (something) to be unable to continue in the expected way


  • An occurrence in which a game, contest, etc., is won by a person or team that was expected to lose
  • An unpleasant feeling of illness in your stomach
  • A period of worry and unhappiness caused by something that has happened

Is Upsetting a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Upsetting is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Upsetting in a Sentence

  • That remark you made really upset me.
  • Don't upset yourself over it.
  • It upsets him that he can do nothing to help.
  • In a major upset, he took the gold medal.
  • Her victory in the election was a big upset.
  • Spicy foods can cause stomach upset.
  • I was feeling upset by the whole experience.
  • There's no point in getting all upset about it.
  • I try not to let her make me upset.

Synonyms for Upsetting

Antonyms for Upsetting

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