Definition of Upset
1. Noun. An unhappy and worried mental state. "She didn't realize the upset she caused me"
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"
3. Adjective. Afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief. "One last worried check of the sleeping children"
4. Noun. The act of disturbing the mind or body. "She was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living"
5. Verb. Cause to lose one's composure. "The performance is likely to upset Sue"
Generic synonyms: Arouse, Elicit, Enkindle, Evoke, Fire, Kindle, Provoke, Raise
Specialized synonyms: Enervate, Faze, Unnerve, Unsettle, Dissolve, Bemuse, Bewilder, Discombobulate, Throw, Abash, Embarrass, Anguish, Hurt, Pain, Afflict
Derivative terms: Discomfiture, Discomposure, Discomposure, Disconcertion, Disconcertment
6. Adjective. Thrown into a state of disarray or confusion. ; "With everything so upset"
7. Noun. A physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning. "Everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
Specialized synonyms: Immunological Disorder, Functional Disorder, Organic Disorder, Abocclusion, Abruptio Placentae, Achlorhydria, Acholia, Cholestasis, Achylia, Achylia Gastrica, Acute Brain Disorder, Acute Organic Brain Syndrome, Ailment, Complaint, Ill, Eating Disorder, Bladder Disorder, Cardiovascular Disease, Celiac Disease, Cheilosis, Perleche, Choking, Colpoxerosis, Degenerative Disorder, Dysaphia, Dysosmia, Olfactory Impairment, Parosamia, Dysphagia, Dysuria, Failure, Fantods, Adenosis, Gland Disease, Glandular Disease, Glandular Disorder, Hyperactivity, Impacted Tooth, Impaction, Impaction, Learning Disability, Learning Disorder, Malocclusion, Idiopathic Disease, Idiopathic Disorder, Idiopathy, Disturbance, Folie, Mental Disorder, Mental Disturbance, Psychological Disorder, Metabolic Disorder, Nervous Disorder, Neurological Disease, Neurological Disorder, Hydrocele, Sleep Disorder, Strangulation, Haematocolpometra, Hematocolpometra, Haematocolpos, Hematocolpos, Defect Of Speech, Speech Defect, Speech Disorder, Psilosis, Sprue, Tropical Sprue
Generic synonyms: Physical Condition, Physiological Condition, Physiological State
8. Verb. Move deeply. "The bad news will upset him"; "A troubling thought"
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"
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.
11. Verb. Cause to overturn from an upright or normal position. "These cars won't upset "; "He tumped over his beer"
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"
13. Noun. The act of upsetting something. "He was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"
Generic synonyms: Inversion, Upending
Derivative terms: Overturn, Overturn, Turn Over, Turn Over
14. Verb. Form metals with a swage.
15. Adjective. Having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom. "Sat on an upturned bucket"
16. Noun. An improbable and unexpected victory. "The biggest upset since David beat Goliath"
17. Verb. Defeat suddenly and unexpectedly. "The fighter managed to upset his opponent"; "The foreign team upset the local team"
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)