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Adjective
/ˌəpˈset/,
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upset, past tense; upset, past participle; upsetting, present participle; upsets, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Unhappy, disappointed, or worried
    • - she looked pale and upset
  2. (of a person's stomach) Having disturbed digestion, esp. because of something eaten

Verb
  1. Make (someone) unhappy, disappointed, or worried
    • - the accusation upset her
    • - a painful and upsetting divorce
  2. Knock (something) over
    • - he upset a tureen of soup
  3. Cause disorder in (something); disrupt
    • - the dam will upset the ecological balance
  4. Disturb the digestion of (a person's stomach); cause (someone) to feel nauseous or unwell

  5. Shorten and thicken the end or edge of (a metal bar, wheel rim, or other object), esp. by hammering or pressure when heated

Noun
  1. A state of being unhappy, disappointed, or worried
    • - domestic upsets
    • - a legal dispute will cause worry and upset
  2. An unexpected result or situation, esp. in a sports competition
    • - they caused one of last season's league upsets by winning 27–15
  3. A disturbance of a person's digestive system
    • - a stomach upset

  1. disquieted: 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 ...
  2. disturb the balance or stability of; "The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries"
  3. disturbance: an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me"
  4. broken: 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"
  5. cause to lose one's composure
  6. 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"
  7. disorder: a physical 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"
  8. disturb: move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
  9. upset(a): used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win; "the Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers"
  10. a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging
  11. An upset occurs in a competition, frequently in electoral politics or sports, when the party popularly expected to win (the favorite), is defeated by an underdog whom the majority expects to lose, defying the conventional wisdom. The underdog then becomes a giant-killer.
  12. The 2007 Appalachian State-Michigan game was a college football game held on September 1 at Michigan Stadium on the campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ...
  13. (Upsetting) Forging is the shaping of metal using localized compressive forces. Forging is often classified according to the temperature at which it is performed: '"cold," "warm," or "hot" forging. Forged parts can range in weight from less than a kilogram to 170 metric tons.Degarmo, p. 389. ...
  14. Disturbance or disruption; An unexpected victory of a competitor that was not favored; An overturn; An upset stomach; To make (a person) angry, distressed, or unhappy; To disturb, disrupt or adversely alter (something); To tip or overturn (something); To defeat unexpectedly; Angry, ...
  15. (upsetness) The quality or degree of being emotionally upset
  16. (upsetting) The action of the verb upset; That causes or cause upset
  17. (Upsets) A defect in timber due to faulty felling, or severe shock. The timber fibres are broken across the grain. Also know as shake, thunder shake, lightning shake, rupture, and cross-fracture.
  18. (upsetting) mill: a machine that raises the rim on both sides of a blank or planchet
  19. when a higher-seeded (better) team loses to a lower-seeded (inferior) one.
  20. A localized increase in volume in the part of a weld, resulting by the application of pressure.
  21. In forging, it means to increase a section and reduce length by hammering or pressing on the end of a bar. An "upsetter" is a mechanical or hydraulic machine for producing larger masses on the end of a bar.
  22. One of the four types of disturbances that can distract a viewer from being able to address other areas of interest until the disturbance is handled. (See communion.)
  23. when the underdog beats the favorite straight up.
  24. Working metal in such a manner that the cross-sectional area is increased, and length is decreased.
  25. When a heavy favorite is beaten by another horse. The term was once thought to have originated in 1919 when a horse named Upset beat Man O' War (the only loss of the stallion's career). However, the term was used in reference to sporting events before that date.