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Overview of noun upset

The noun upset has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) disturbance, perturbation, upset

(an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me")

2. (1) upset, derangement, overthrow

(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")

3. disorder, upset

(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")

4. upset, swage

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

5. upset, overturn, turnover

(the act of upsetting something; "he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed")

6. overturn, upset

(an improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath")


Overview of adj upsetting

The adj upsetting has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. disconcerting, upsetting

(causing an emotional disturbance; "his disconcerting habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers charmingly"- Herb Caen; "an upsetting experience")

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