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up·set

upset

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, adjective
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: uhp set
inflections: upsets, upsetting, upset
definition 1: to turn something over.
He upset the glass of water.
definition 2: to make less comfortable; hurt.
Their complaints upset her.Milk upsets his stomach.
synonyms:
disturb
similar words:
shock, trouble, worry
definition 3: to win against an opponent when everyone expects you to lose.
The local team upset the team from the big city.
similar words:
beat, defeat, whip
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part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: uhp set
definition: causing or feeling pain.
I have an upset stomach.Bill became upset when he heard the bad news.
 
antonyms:
calm
similar words:
annoyed, worried
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derivations: upsettable (adj.), upsettingly (adv.), upsetter (n.)
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