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Synonyms for upsetting

causing an emotional disturbance

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The new "upsetting-offensive" flag does the job of instructing the quality raters to "flag to all web results that contain upsetting or offensive content from the perspective of users in your locale, even if the result satisfies the user intent."
I see this on the buses quite often - it's very upsetting. I wish I was brave enough to speak out.
London, July 11 ( ANI ): Only one in eight children in Britain will report seeing upsetting sexual content on the Internet, according to a report.
Unlikely Hero, owned by Mohammed Sadiq A Ali Abbas, trained by Taleb Ali and ridden by Andrew Elliott, followed suit upsetting Heartbreak by two-and-half lengths to win the race for imported horses.
"Mr McKinsley spent the weekend in the cells - he has spent two days in custody because of a parrot upsetting him."
I am sure Mrs Kenyon and her family were not looking forward to Christmas without their loved one, and having to go to the grave on Christmas Day would have been upsetting enough, without having to come face to face with a pile of soil.
So the fact Lynemouth cemetery is in such a bad state is because no-one has taken responsibility for looking after it is equally upsetting.
'It was extremely upsetting to see that,' said Mr Sweet, a retired plumber who suffered a stroke nine years ago.
And it is because we became so upset over upsetting you, dear world that we decided to leave you - in a manner of speaking - and establish a Jewish state.
Could his stock excuse that he wanted to avoid upsetting you be a hint that you don't suffer any foolishness gladly?