01. Her dad got really [upset] when he found out that she and her boyfriend were planning on moving in together.02. My daughter didn't go to school today because she had an [upset] stomach.03. It really [upset] my wife when my son lost his job.04. In a surprising [upset] this afternoon, last year's tennis champion was defeated by an 18-year-old newcomer to the pro circuit.05. It was extremely [upsetting] for the murder victim's parents to see pictures of the murder scene on the news.06. This wet weather has really [upset] our plans to go camping.07. Canada's win over Mexico in the 2000 Gold Cup was a major [upset] in the world of soccer.08. There is a proverb in Sierra Leone which states that he who [upsets] something should know how to put it back again.09. No one was hurt in the car accident but it was very [upsetting] nonetheless.10. The local team [upset] the number one team by a score of one to zero.11. My mother always gets [upset] when there is a fight in a hockey game.12. Your girlfriend's parents phoned and they were very [upset] when she didn't come home by midnight.13. Georges Brague once said that art is meant to [upset] people, and science reassures them.14. He [upset] his cup as he was rising from the couch, and spilt his tea all over his work.
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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 — [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 … New thesaurus
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