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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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