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1. upset

verb. ['əpˈsɛt, ˈʌpˌsɛt'] disturb the balance or stability of.

Synonyms

  • touch

Antonyms

  • stability
  • tidiness

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Example sentences of the word upset


1. Verb, past participle
If you are upset about something specific, calmly address the issue upfront.

2. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
No matter what they've done, even if they've hurt you, or upset you.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Try beef in small amounts; it can be difficult to digest and some dogs may experience intestinal upset.

4. Adjective
These choices provide quick energy and are less likely to give you an upset stomach.

Quotes containing the word upset


1. I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

2. I think it's part of the responsibility of an artist to shock, to upset, to make people think differently, and to surprise people. And that's where the good humor is, if there's a surprise and there's something unexpected. Something that's not normal, not in the realm of general living expectations.
- Bill Plympton

3. I think that if I ever have kids, and they are upset, I won't tell them that people are starving in China or anything like that because it wouldn't change the fact that they were upset. And even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn't really change the fact that you have what you have.
- Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

2. upset

verb. ['əpˈsɛt, ˈʌpˌsɛt'] cause to lose one's composure.

Synonyms

  • kindle
  • untune
  • bemuse
  • provoke
  • throw
  • discomfit
  • discombobulate
  • elicit
  • dissolve
  • embarrass
  • enkindle
  • arouse
  • disconcert
  • unsettle
  • bewilder
  • evoke
  • abash
  • hurt
  • pain
  • anguish
  • raise
  • unnerve
  • enervate
  • faze
  • discompose
  • afflict

Antonyms

  • bless
  • deaden
  • sedate
  • de-energise

3. upset

verb. ['əpˈsɛt, ˈʌpˌsɛt'] move deeply.

Synonyms

  • turn on
  • distract
  • rouse
  • distress
  • affect
  • disturb
  • move
  • excite
  • jolt
  • charge up
  • commove
  • disquiet
  • trouble
  • perturb
  • agitate
  • strike
  • cark
  • charge
  • unhinge
  • disorder

Antonyms

  • switch off
  • stand still
  • begin
  • integrate

4. upset

adjective. ['əpˈsɛt, ˈʌpˌsɛt'] used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win.

Antonyms

  • hypotension

5. upset

adjective. ['əpˈsɛt, ˈʌpˌsɛt'] afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief.

Synonyms

  • worried
  • disquieted
  • troubled
  • disturbed

Antonyms

  • hypothermia
  • anestrus
  • hyperpigmentation
  • impotency

6. upset

adjective. ['əpˈsɛt, ˈʌpˌsɛt'] thrown into a state of disarray or confusion.

Synonyms

  • disordered
  • disorganized
  • broken
  • disorganised

Antonyms

  • hypertension
  • hyperthermia
  • hypopigmentation
  • hypocapnia

7. upset

noun. ['əpˈsɛt, ˈʌpˌsɛt'] an unhappy and worried mental state.

Synonyms

  • perturbation
  • disturbance

Antonyms

  • harmless
  • amicable
  • order

8. upset

noun. ['əpˈsɛt, ˈʌpˌsɛt'] the act of disturbing the mind or body.

Synonyms

  • derangement
  • overthrow

Antonyms

  • success
  • victory
  • conformity

9. upset

noun. ['əpˈsɛt, ˈʌpˌsɛt'] an improbable and unexpected victory.

Synonyms

  • overturn

Antonyms

  • normality
  • hyperthyroidism

10. upset

adjective. ['əpˈsɛt, ˈʌpˌsɛt'] mildly physically distressed.

Synonyms

  • sick

Antonyms

  • hypercapnia
  • impotence
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