Definition of onsetting in English:

onsetting

adjective

  • Of a condition or state: beginning to develop; commencing. Occasionally (in figurative use): attacking; making a violent or noisy approach.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Ernest Henley (1849–1903), writer. From on- + setting, partly after onset.

Pronunciation

onsetting

/ˈɒnsɛtɪŋ/