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Noun
Plural for the state of being unhappy, disappointed, or anxious
“The recent bad news is the cause of much upset for many of the local residents.”
Noun
Plural for an unexpected result or situation, typically a win in a sporting match
“The underdogs stunned the world by pulling off an upset against their more fancied rivals.”
Noun
Plural for a disturbance of a person's digestive system
“He was being treated for a minor stomach upset when the pulmonary embolism was discovered.”
Verb
To disturb mentally or emotionally
“She was highly sensitive and we were constantly walking on eggshells trying not to upset her.”
Verb
To undo the proper order or arrangement of
“The ship trembled slightly, enough to make one lose their balance, but not enough to upset anything.”
Verb
To defeat in unexpected circumstances
“A rank outsider would upset the reigning champion.”
Verb
To cause disorder in
“Many activists and researchers claim that constant human intervention will upset the balance of nature.”
Noun
Unwelcome experiences or events
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