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