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Synonyms for upset

Synonyms for (noun) upset

Synonyms: overturn, upset Definition: an improbable and unexpected victory Usage: the biggest upset since David beat Goliath

Similar words: success Definition: an attainment that is successful Usage: his success in the marathon was unexpected; his new play was a great success

Synonyms: turnover, overturn, upset Definition: the act of upsetting something Usage: he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed

Similar words: inversion, upending Definition: turning upside down; setting on end

Synonyms: upset, derangement, overthrow Definition: the act of disturbing the mind or body Usage: his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset; she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

Similar words: disturbance Definition: the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion

Synonyms: upset, swage Definition: a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging

Similar words: tool Definition: an implement used in the practice of a vocation

Synonyms: upset, disorder Definition: a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning Usage: the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder; everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time

Similar words: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state Definition: the condition or state of the body or bodily functions

Synonyms: perturbation, upset, disturbance Definition: an unhappy and worried mental state Usage: there was too much anger and disturbance; she didn't realize the upset she caused me

Similar words: agitation Definition: a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

Synonyms for (verb) upset

Synonyms: upset Definition: disturb the balance or stability of Usage: The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries

Similar words: touch, disturb Definition: tamper with Usage: Don't touch my CDs!

Synonyms: upset Definition: defeat suddenly and unexpectedly Usage: The foreign team upset the local team

Similar words: overcome, defeat, get the better of Definition: win a victory over Usage: You must overcome all difficulties; defeat your enemies; He overcame his shyness; He overcame his infirmity; Her anger got the better of her and she blew up

Synonyms: swage, upset Definition: form metals with a swage

Similar words: forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work Definition: make something, usually for a specific function Usage: She molded the rice balls carefully; Form cylinders from the dough; shape a figure; Work the metal into a sword

Synonyms: trouble, disturb, upset Definition: move deeply Usage: This book upset me; A troubling thought

Similar words: affect, strike, move, impress Definition: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon Usage: This child impressed me as unusually mature; This behavior struck me as odd

Synonyms: discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset Definition: cause to lose one's composure

Similar words: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy

Synonyms: overturn, upset, bowl over, tump over, turn over, tip over, knock over Definition: cause to overturn from an upright or normal position Usage: The cat knocked over the flower vase; the clumsy customer turned over the vase; he tumped over his beer

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms for (adjective) upset

Synonyms: upset Definition: used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win Usage: the Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers

Similar words: unexpected Definition: not expected or anticipated Usage: unexpected guests; unexpected news

Synonyms: disordered, confused, upset, broken Definition: thrown into a state of disarray or confusion Usage: troops fleeing in broken ranks; a confused mass of papers on the desk; the small disordered room; with everything so upset

Similar words: disorganised, disorganized Definition: lacking order or methodical arrangement or function Usage: a disorganized enterprise; a thousand pages of muddy and disorganized prose; she was too disorganized to be an agreeable roommate

Synonyms: distressed, disturbed, disquieted, upset, worried Definition: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief Usage: 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 children

Similar words: troubled Definition: characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need Usage: troubled areas; fell into a troubled sleep; a troubled expression; troubled teenagers

Synonyms: upset, upturned, overturned Definition: having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom Usage: an overturned car; the upset pitcher of milk; sat on an upturned bucket

Similar words: turned Definition: moved around an axis or center

Synonyms: upset Definition: mildly physically distressed Usage: an upset stomach

Similar words: sick, ill Definition: affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function Usage: ill from the monotony of his suffering