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Definition of "upset":

noun: an improbable and unexpected victory

"the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"


noun: the act of upsetting something

"he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"


noun: the act of disturbing the mind or body

"his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"


noun: a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging


noun: a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

"everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"


noun: an unhappy and worried mental state

"she didn't realize the upset she caused me"


verb: disturb the balance or stability of

"The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries"


verb: defeat suddenly and unexpectedly

"The foreign team upset the local team"


verb: form metals with a swage


verb: move deeply

"This book upset me"


verb: cause to lose one's composure


verb: cause to overturn from an upright or normal position


adjective: used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win

"the Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers"


adjective: thrown into a state of disarray or confusion

"with everything so upset"


adjective: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief

"too upset to say anything"


adjective: having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom

"the upset pitcher of milk"


adjective: mildly physically distressed

"an upset stomach"



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