Definition of UPSETS

noun : UPSETS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) the act of disturbing the mind or body; "his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"; "she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging ;

  • 6. (

    ) an improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath" ;

verb : UPSETS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) disturb the balance or stability of; "The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries" ;

  • 6. (

    ) defeat suddenly and unexpectedly; "The foreign team upset the local team" ;

Adjective : UPSETS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) thrown into a state of disarray or confusion; "troops fleeing in broken ranks"; "a confused mass of papers on the desk"; "the small disordered room"; "with everything so upset" ;

  • 3. (

    ) used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win; "the Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers" ;

  • 4. (

    ) mildly physically distressed; "an upset stomach" ;

  • 5. (

    ) having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom; "an overturned car"; "the upset pitcher of milk"; "sat on an upturned bucket" ;


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