An unhappy and worried mental state:
— She didn't realize the upset she caused me.
The act of disturbing the mind or body:
— His carelessness could have caused an ecological upset.
A physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning:
— Everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time.
Dutch: aandoening, affectie, gebrek, gebrekkigheid, handicap, ongemak
A tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging.
The act of upsetting something:
— He was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed.
An improbable and unexpected victory:
— The biggest upset since David beat Goliath.
Disturb the balance or stability of.
Cause to lose one's composure.
Roget 731: succeed; be successful etc. adj.; gain one's end, gain one's ends; crown with success. gain a point, attain a point, carry a point, secure a point, win a point, win an object; get there [U.S.]; ... show more
Roget 874: be inglorious etc. adj.; incur disgrace etc. n.; have a bad name, earn a bad name; put a halter round one's neck, wear a halter round one's neck; disgrace oneself, expose oneself. play second fiddle; ... show more
Dutch: verslaan, verstoren, verwarren
— This book upset me.
Cause to overturn from an upright or normal position.
Roget 162: be destroyed &c.; perish; fall to the ground; tumble, topple; go to pieces, fall to pieces; break up; crumble to dust; go to the dogs, go to the wall, go to smash, go to shivers, ... show more
Dutch: omduwen, omgooien, omhalen, omkegelen, omkeilen, omkiepen, omkieperen, omknikkeren, omtrekken, omverduwen ... show more
Form metals with a swage.
Defeat suddenly and unexpectedly.
Afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief:
— Too upset to say anything.
Thrown into a state of disarray or confusion:
— With everything so upset.
Used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win.
Mildly physically distressed.
Having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom:
— The upset pitcher of milk.
Moby thesaurus: abash, abashed, abroad, addle, addle the wits, adrift, afflict, afflicted, afraid, agitate, agitated, agitation, ail, all up with, all-overs, amiss, angry, angst, answer, answer conclusively ... show more.
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