Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun upset

6 senses of upset

Sense 1
disturbance, perturbation, upset -- (an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me")
       => agitation -- (a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance)

Sense 2
upset, derangement, overthrow -- (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")
       => disturbance -- (the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion)

Sense 3
disorder, upset -- (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")
       => physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition -- (the condition or state of the body or bodily functions)

Sense 4
upset, swage -- (a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging)
       => tool -- (an implement used in the practice of a vocation)

Sense 5
upset, overturn, turnover -- (the act of upsetting something; "he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed")
       => inversion, upending -- (turning upside down; setting on end)

Sense 6
overturn, upset -- (an improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath")
       => success -- (an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb upset

6 senses of upset

Sense 1
upset -- (disturb the balance or stability of; "The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries")
       => touch, disturb -- (tamper with; "Don't touch my CDs!")

Sense 2
upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit -- (cause to lose one's composure)
       => arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

Sense 3
disturb, upset, trouble -- (move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought")
       => affect, impress, move, strike -- (have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd")

Sense 4
overturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, bowl over, tump over -- (cause to overturn from an upright or normal position; "The cat knocked over the flower vase"; "the clumsy customer turned over the vase"; "he tumped over his beer")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 5
swage, upset -- (form metals with a swage)
       => shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge -- (make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword")

Sense 6
upset -- (defeat suddenly and unexpectedly; "The foreign team upset the local team")
       => get the better of, overcome, defeat -- (win a victory over; "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")

Antonyms of adj upset

5 senses of upset

Sense 1
disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA troubled) -> untroubled -- (not beset by troubles or disturbance or distress; "seemed untroubled by doubts of any kind"; "untroubled sleep"; "a kind untroubled face")

Sense 2
broken, confused, disordered, upset -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA disorganized) -> organized -- (methodical and efficient in arrangement or function; "how well organized she is"; "his life was almost too organized")

Sense 3
upset (prenominal) -- (used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win; "the Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers")

INDIRECT (VIA unexpected) -> expected -- (considered likely or probable to happen or arrive; "prepared for the expected attack")

Sense 4
upset -- (mildly physically distressed; "an upset stomach")

INDIRECT (VIA ill) -> well -- (in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well")

Sense 5
overturned, upset, upturned -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA turned) -> unturned -- (not turned; "left no stone unturned")

Similarity of adj upset

5 senses of upset

Sense 1
disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried -- (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")
       => troubled (vs. untroubled) -- (characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers")

Sense 2
broken, confused, disordered, upset -- (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")
       => disorganized (vs. organized), disorganised -- (lacking order or methodical arrangement or function; "a disorganized enterprise"; "a thousand pages of muddy and disorganized prose"; "she was too disorganized to be an agreeable roommate")

Sense 3
upset (prenominal) -- (used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win; "the Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers")
       => unexpected (vs. expected) -- (not expected or anticipated; "unexpected guests"; "unexpected news")

Sense 4
upset -- (mildly physically distressed; "an upset stomach")
       => ill (vs. well), sick -- (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering")

Sense 5
overturned, upset, upturned -- (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")
       => turned (vs. unturned) -- (moved around an axis or center)

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