Email this page to a friend

UPSET





Definition:

  1. [noun] an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me"
    Synonyms: disturbance, perturbation

  2. [noun] the act of disturbing the mind or body; "his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"; "she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living"
    Synonyms: derangement, overthrow

  3. [noun] condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
    Synonyms: disorder

  4. [noun] a tool used to thicken or spread (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging
    Synonyms: swage

  5. [noun] the act of upsetting something; "he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"
    Synonyms: overturn, turnover

  6. [noun] an improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"
    Synonyms: overturn

  7. [verb] disturb the balance or stability of; "The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries"

  8. [verb] cause to lose one's composure
    Synonyms: discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit

  9. [verb] move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
    Synonyms: disturb, trouble

  10. [verb] cause to overturn from an upright or normal position; "The cat knocked over the flower vase"; "the clumsy customer turned over the vase"; "he tumped over his beer"
    Synonyms: overturn, tip over, turn over, knock over, bowl over, tump over

  11. [verb] form metals with a swage
    Synonyms: swage

  12. [verb] defeat suddenly and unexpectedly; "The foreign team upset the local team"

  13. [adjective] afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children"
    Synonyms: disquieted, distressed, disturbed, worried

  14. [adjective] thrown into a state of disarray or confusion; "troops fleeing in broken ranks"; "a confused mass of papers on the desk"; "the small disordered room"; "with everything so upset"
    Synonyms: broken, confused, disordered

  15. [adjective] used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win; "the Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers"

  16. [adjective] mildly physically distressed; "an upset stomach"

  17. [adjective] having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom; "an overturned car"; "the upset pitcher of milk"; "sat on an upturned bucket"
    Synonyms: overturned, upturned

Synonyms:


Related Words:





Web Standards & Support:

Link to and support eLook.org Powered by LoadedWeb Web Hosting
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS! eLook.org FireFox Extensions