What does upset mean?

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  1. (of a person) Angry, distressed, or unhappy.
  2. (stomach) Feeling unwell, nauseated, or ready to vomit.
  1. (uncountable) Disturbance or disruption.
  2. (politics) An unexpected victory of a competitor or candidate that was not favored to win.
  3. (automobile insurance) An overturn.
  4. An upset stomach.
  5. (mathematics) An upper set; a subset (X,≤) of a partially ordered set with the property that, if x is in U and x≤y, then y is in U.
  1. (transitive) To make (a person) angry, distressed, or unhappy.
  2. (transitive) To disturb, disrupt or adversely alter (something).
  3. (transitive) To tip or overturn (something).
  4. (transitive) To defeat unexpectedly.
  5. (intransitive) To be upset or knocked over.
  6. (obsolete) To set up; to put upright.
  7. To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end.
  8. To shorten (a tire) in the process of resetting, originally by cutting it and hammering on the ends.
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