Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being upsetting.

Etymologies

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upsetting +‎ -ness

Examples

  • "upsettingness" of sex-related images that appeal to a select few.

    Sex Geek

  • She scorns me, and the King scarce lent a lug to my father's gude offer, so that he can scarce keep the peace with their pride and upsettingness.

    Two Penniless Princesses

  • Children's judgments of event upsettingness and personal experiencing of stressful events.

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