Definition of Upset

1. Noun. An unhappy and worried mental state. "She didn't realize the upset she caused me"

Exact synonyms: Disturbance, Perturbation
Generic synonyms: Agitation
Derivative terms: Disturb, Perturb



2. Verb. Disturb the balance or stability of. "The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries"
Generic synonyms: Disturb, Touch

3. Adjective. Afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief. "One last worried check of the sleeping children"
Exact synonyms: Disquieted, Distressed, Disturbed, Worried
Similar to: Troubled

4. Noun. The act of disturbing the mind or body. "She was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living"
Exact synonyms: Derangement, Overthrow
Generic synonyms: Disturbance
Derivative terms: Derange

5. Verb. Cause to lose one's composure. "The performance is likely to upset Sue"

6. Adjective. Thrown into a state of disarray or confusion. ; "With everything so upset"
Exact synonyms: Broken, Confused, Disordered
Similar to: Disorganised, Disorganized

7. Noun. A physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning. "Everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"

8. Verb. Move deeply. "The bad news will upset him"; "A troubling thought"
Exact synonyms: Disturb, Trouble
Specialized synonyms: Agitate, Charge, Charge Up, Commove, Excite, Rouse, Turn On, Jolt, Cark, Disorder, Disquiet, Distract, Perturb, Trouble, Unhinge, Distress
Generic synonyms: Affect, Impress, Move, Strike
Derivative terms: Disturbance, Trouble, Trouble

9. Adjective. Used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win. "The Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers"
Similar to: Unexpected

10. Noun. A tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging.
Exact synonyms: Swage
Generic synonyms: Tool

11. Verb. Cause to overturn from an upright or normal position. "These cars won't upset "; "He tumped over his beer"
Exact synonyms: Bowl Over, Knock Over, Overturn, Tip Over, Tump Over, Turn Over
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Causes: Overturn, Tip Over, Tump Over, Turn Over
Related verbs: Overturn, Tip Over, Tump Over, Turn Over
Derivative terms: Overturn, Turnover

12. Adjective. Mildly physically distressed. "An upset stomach"
Similar to: Ill, Sick

13. Noun. The act of upsetting something. "He was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"
Exact synonyms: Overturn, Turnover
Generic synonyms: Inversion, Upending
Derivative terms: Overturn, Overturn, Turn Over, Turn Over

14. Verb. Form metals with a swage.
Exact synonyms: Swage
Generic synonyms: Forge, Form, Mold, Mould, Shape, Work

15. Adjective. Having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom. "Sat on an upturned bucket"
Exact synonyms: Overturned, Upturned
Similar to: Turned

16. Noun. An improbable and unexpected victory. "The biggest upset since David beat Goliath"
Exact synonyms: Overturn
Generic synonyms: Success

17. Verb. Defeat suddenly and unexpectedly. "The fighter managed to upset his opponent"; "The foreign team upset the local team"
Generic synonyms: Defeat, Get The Better Of, Overcome
Derivative terms: Upsetter

Definition of Upset

1. v. t. To set up; to put upright.

2. v. i. To become upset.

3. a. Set up; fixed; determined; -- used chiefly or only in the phrase upset price; that is, the price fixed upon as the minimum for property offered in a public sale, or, in an auction, the price at which property is set up or started by the auctioneer, and the lowest price at which it will be sold.

4. n. The act of upsetting, or the state of being upset; an overturn; as, the wagon had an upset.

5. v. t. To turn upwards the outer ends of (stakes) so as to make a foundation for the side of a basket or the like; also, to form (the side) in this manner.

6. v. t. To set up; to put upright.

7. v. i. To become upset.

8. a. Set up; fixed; determined; -- used chiefly or only in the phrase upset price; that is, the price fixed upon as the minimum for property offered in a public sale, or, in an auction, the price at which property is set up or started by the auctioneer, and the lowest price at which it will be sold.

9. n. The act of upsetting, or the state of being upset; an overturn; as, the wagon had an upset.

10. v. t. To turn upwards the outer ends of (stakes) so as to make a foundation for the side of a basket or the like; also, to form (the side) in this manner.

Definition of Upset

1. Adjective. (context: of a person) Angry, distressed(,) or unhappy. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a stomach or gastrointestinal tract, referred to as '''stomach''') Feeling unwell, nauseated, or ready to vomit. ¹

3. Noun. Disturbance or disruption. ¹

4. Noun. (countable sports) An unexpected victory of a competitor that was not favored. ¹

5. Noun. (context: automobile insurance) An overturn. ¹

6. Noun. An upset stomach. ¹

7. Noun. (mathematics) An upper set; a subset (X,?) of a partially ordered set with the property that, if x is in U and x?y, then y is in U. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To make (a person) angry, distressed, or unhappy. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To disturb, disrupt or adversely alter (something). ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To tip or overturn (something). ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) To defeat unexpectedly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Upset

1. to overturn [v -SET, -SETTING, -SETS] - See also: overturn

Medical Definition of Upset

1. Set up; fixed; determined; used chiefly or only in the phrase upset price; that is, the price fixed upon as the minimum for property offered in a public sale, or, in an auction, the price at which property is set up or started by the auctioneer, and the lowest price at which it will be sold. "After a solemn pause, Mr. Glossin offered the upset price for the lands and barony of Ellangowan." (Sir W. Scott) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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