Upset Meaning and Definition


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Upset meaning

Word: Upset

How to pronounce: ʌpˈset

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Make (someone) unhappy, disappointed, or worried.

Example sentences: "The accusation upset her"

2. Knock (something) over.

Example sentences: "He upset a tureen of soup"

3. Cause disorder in (something); disrupt.

Example sentences: "The dam will upset the ecological balance"

4. Shorten and thicken the end or edge of (a metal bar, wheel rim, or other object), especially by hammering or pressure when heated.

Example sentences: "Pressure is then applied and the arcs are extinguished and upsetting occurs."

Noun

Definitions:

1. A state of being unhappy, disappointed, or worried.

Example sentences: "Domestic upsets"

2. An unexpected result or situation, especially in a sports competition.

Example sentences: "They caused one of last season's biggest upsets by winning 27–15"

3. A disturbance of a person's digestive system.

Example sentences: "A stomach upset"

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Unhappy, disappointed, or worried.

Example sentences: "She looked pale and upset"

2. (of a person's stomach) having disturbed digestion, especially because of something eaten.

Example sentences: "Place 1 drop of Peppermint oil in 1/2 glass of water, sip slowly to aid digestion and relieve an upset stomach."


Synonyms:

frustrate

unhinge

disappoint

disrupt

derange

derail

disarrange

unnerve

discompose

dislocate

disorganize

overturn

topple

invert

tip

knock back

tip over

undo

disconcert

embarrass

grieve

sadden

disorder

derangement

disturbance

distress

frustration

disruption

worry

disturb

bother

unsettle

agitate

perturb

upturned

overturned

distract

confuse

mix up

perturbed

broken

distressed

angry

disturbed

uptight

troubled

anxious

uneasy

worried

unhappy

trouble

concern

disquiet

distemper

alarm

anger

nervous

edgy

overthrow

tumble

muddle

mess

disarray

confused


Derivations:

upsetting


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Upset in Other Languages...

Spanish: Molestar

German: Aufregen

French: Bouleverser

Italian: Sconvolgere

Turkish: üzmek


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