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Definitions of upset:
- noun: the act of upsetting something
Example: "He was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"
- noun: the act of disturbing the mind or body
Example: "His carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"
- noun: a tool used to thicken or spread (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging
- noun: an improbable and unexpected victory
Example: "The biggest upset since David beat Goliath"
- noun: condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
Example: "Everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
- noun: an unhappy and worried mental state
Example: "She didn't realize the upset she caused me"
- verb: disturb the balance or stability of
Example: "The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries"
- verb: defeat suddenly and unexpectedly
Example: "The foreign team upset the local team"
- verb: cause to lose one's composure
- verb: form metals with a swage
- verb: move deeply
Example: "This book upset me"
- verb: cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
- adjective: mildly physically distressed
Example: "An upset stomach"
- adjective: having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom
Example: "The upset pitcher of milk"
- adjective: thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
Example: "With everything so upset"
- adjective: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
Example: "Too upset to say anything"
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