upset [adj] disturbed, bothered agitated, all torn up*, amazed, antsy*, apprehensive, blue*, broken up*, bummed out*, capsized, chaotic, come apart*, confused, disconcerted, dismayed, disordered, disquieted, distressed, dragged*, frantic, grieved, hurt, ill, in disarray, jittery, jumpy, low, muddled, overturned, overwrought, psyched out*, rattled, ruffled*, shocked, shook up*, sick, spilled, thrown, tipped over, toppled, troubled, tumbled, unglued*, unsettled, unzipped*, upside-down, worried; concepts 403,485,570 —Ant. happy, undisturbed, unworried upset [n] problem agitation, bother, complaint, defeat, destruction, disorder, disquiet, distress, disturbance, free-for-all*, goulash*, hassle, illness, malady, overthrow, queasiness, reverse, reversion, screw-up*, shake-up*, shock, sickness, stew*, subversion, surprise, tizzy*, trouble, turmoil, worry; concept 674 —Ant. calm, happiness, peace, solution upset [v1] disorder; knock over capsize, change, derange, disarray, disorganize, disturb, invert, jumble, keel over, mess up*, mix up, muddle, overset, overturn, pitch, put out of order, reverse, rummage, spill, spoil, subvert, tilt, tip over, topple, tumble, turn, turn insideout*, turn topsy-turvy*, turn upside-down*, unsettle, upend, upturn; concepts 147,208,213 —Ant. hold, order, place, straighten upset [v2] bother, trouble adjy*, afflict, agitate, ail, bewilder, bug*, confound, cramp, craze, debilitate, derange, discombobulate*, discompose, disconcert, dismay, disquiet, distract, distress, disturb, egg on*, fire up*, flip*, flip out*, floor*, flurry, fluster, get to*, give a hard time*, grieve, incapacitate, indispose, key up*, lay up, make a scene*, make waves*, perturb, pick on*, pother, psych*, rattle, rock the boat*, ruffle, sicken, spook, stir up, throw off balance*, turn, turn on, unhinge*, unnerve, unsettle; concepts 7,19 —Ant. delight, make happy, please upset [v3] defeat beat, be victorious, conquer, get the better of*, outplay, overcome, overpower, overthrow, overturn, topple, triumph over, win; concept 95 —Ant. fail, lose

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  • upset — [up set′; ] for n. always, and for adj. also [, up′set΄] vt. upset, upsetting [ME upsetten: see UP1 & SET] 1. Obs. to set up; erect 2. a) to tip over; overturn [to upset a vase] …   English World dictionary

  • Upset — Up*set , v. t. 1. To set up; to put upright. [Obs.] With sail on mast upset. R. of Brunne. [1913 Webster] 2. (a) To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end. (b) To shorten (a tire) in the process of resetting,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upset — Up set , n. The act of upsetting, or the state of being upset; an overturn; as, the wagon had an upset. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upset — Up set , a. Set up; fixed; determined; used chiefly or only in the phrase upset price; that is, the price fixed upon as the minimum for property offered in a public sale, or, in an auction, the price at which property is set up or started by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upset — ► VERB (upsetting; past and past part. upset) 1) make unhappy, disappointed, or worried. 2) knock over. 3) disrupt or disturb. ► NOUN 1) a state of being upset. 2) an unexpected re …   English terms dictionary

  • Upset — Up*set , v. i. To become upset. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upset — I verb agitate, beat, bother, capsize, confuse, conquer, crush defeat, demolish, derange, destroy, disarrange, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, disorganize, displace, disquiet, distress, disturb, embarrass, enrage, evertere, fluster, invert,… …   Law dictionary

  • Upset — Upset. См. Осадка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • upset — (v.) mid 15c., to set up, fix, from UP (Cf. up) + SET (Cf. set) (v.). Cf. M.Du. opsetten, Ger. aufsetzen. Modern sense of overturn, capsize (1803) is that of obsolete overset. Meaning to throw into mental discomposure is from 1805. The noun sense …   Etymology dictionary

  • upset — vb 1 *overturn, capsize, overthrow, subvert Analogous words: invert, reverse: bend (see CURVE vb 2) agitate, perturb, disturb, disquiet, *discompose, fluster, flurry Analogous words: bewilder, distract, confound (see PUZZLE vb): discomfit, rattle …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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