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    upset

    upset - Dictionary definition and meaning for word upset

    Definition
    (noun) an unhappy and worried mental state
    Synonyms : disturbance , perturbation
    Example Sentence
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
    Definition
    (noun) the act of disturbing the mind or body
    Synonyms : derangement , overthrow
    Example Sentence
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living
    Definition
    (noun) a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
    Synonyms : disorder
    Example Sentence
    • the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder
    • everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time
    Definition
    (noun) a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging
    Synonyms : swage
    Definition
    (noun) the act of upsetting something
    Synonyms : overturn , turnover
    Example Sentence
    • he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed
    Definition
    (noun) an improbable and unexpected victory
    Synonyms : overturn
    Example Sentence
    • the biggest upset since David beat Goliath
    Definition
    (verb) disturb the balance or stability of
    Example Sentence
    • The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries
    Definition
    (verb) cause to lose one's composure Definition
    (verb) move deeply
    Synonyms : disturb , trouble
    Example Sentence
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought
    Definition
    (verb) cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    Example Sentence
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer
    Definition
    (verb) form metals with a swage
    Synonyms : swage
    Definition
    (verb) defeat suddenly and unexpectedly
    Example Sentence
    • The foreign team upset the local team
    Definition
    (adj) afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
    Example Sentence
    • too upset to say anything
    • spent many disquieted moments
    • distressed about her son's leaving home
    • lapsed into disturbed sleep
    • worried parents
    • a worried frown
    • one last worried check of the sleeping children
    Definition
    (adj) thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
    Synonyms : broken , confused , disordered
    Example Sentence
    • troops fleeing in broken ranks
    • a confused mass of papers on the desk
    • the small disordered room
    • with everything so upset
    Definition
    (adj) used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win
    Example Sentence
    • the Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers
    Definition
    (adj) mildly physically distressed
    Example Sentence
    • an upset stomach
    Definition
    (adj) having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom
    Synonyms : overturned , upturned
    Example Sentence
    • an overturned car
    • the upset pitcher of milk
    • sat on an upturned bucket
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