Adjective "Upset" Definition and Examples




    1. to overturn: to upset a pitcher of milk.

    2. to disturb mentally or emotionally; perturb: The incident upset her.

    3. to disturb or derange completely; put out of order; throw into disorder: to upset a system; to upset a mechanism; to upset an apartment.

    4. to disturb physically: It upset his stomach.

    5. to defeat or overthrow an opponent that is considered more formidable, as in war, politics, or sports.

    6. Metalworking. to thicken t


    "people can be upset about people."

    "people can be upset by letters."

    "people can be upset at times."

    "people can be upset at things."

    "people can be upset about things."

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