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upset (n):
an improbable and unexpected victory
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the biggest upset since David beat Goliath
upset (n):
the act of upsetting something
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he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed
Related Words: overturnturnover
upset (n):
the act of disturbing the mind or body
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his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset.
she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

Related Words: derangement
upset (n):
a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging
upset (n):
an unhappy and worried mental state
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there was too much anger and disturbance.
she didn't realize the upset she caused me

Related Words: disturbanceperturbation
upset (n):
a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
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the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder.
everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time
upset (v):
move deeply
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This book upset me.
A troubling thought

Related Words: disturbtrouble
upset (v):
disturb the balance or stability of
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The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries
upset (v):
defeat suddenly and unexpectedly
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The foreign team upset the local team
upset (v):
form metals with a swage
upset (v):
cause to lose one's composure
Related Words: discomfitdiscomposedisconcert
upset (v):
cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
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The cat knocked over the flower vase.
the clumsy customer turned over the vase.
he tumped over his beer

Related Words: overturnturn over
upset (s):
used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win
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the Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers
upset (s):
thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
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troops fleeing in broken ranks.
a confused mass of papers on the desk.
the small disordered room.
with everything so upset
upset (s):
afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
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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
upset (s):
having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom
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an overturned car.
the upset pitcher of milk.
sat on an upturned bucket
upset (s):
mildly physically distressed
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an upset stomach
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The devil finds work for idle hands

Boş durana şeytan iş bulur.
Unless one keeps busy doing useful or constructive things he could be tempted into mischief or evil.


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