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Synonyms for upset
ʌpˈsɛt; ˈʌpˌsɛt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disturbance, perturbation, upset(noun)

    an unhappy and worried mental state

    "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me"

    Synonyms:
    commotion, mental disturbance, hurly burly, disorder, disturbance, mental disorder, folie, overturn, flutter, to-do, psychological disorder, perturbation, kerfuffle, turnover, hoo-ha, disruption, fluster, interference, ruffle, fray, noise, derangement, overthrow, affray, swage, hoo-hah

    Antonyms:
    untroubled, organized, unturned, expected, well

  2. upset, derangement, overthrow(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, disorder, mental unsoundness, perturbation, overturn, derangement, turnover, overthrow, swage, unbalance

    Antonyms:
    expected, untroubled, well, organized, unturned

  3. disorder, upset(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    disorder, perturbation, overturn, disorderliness, swage, turnover, overthrow, disturbance, derangement

    Antonyms:
    expected, well, untroubled, unturned, organized

  4. upset, swage(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, disorder, perturbation, overturn, derangement, turnover, overthrow, swage

    Antonyms:
    untroubled, well, unturned, expected, organized

  5. upset, overturn, turnover(noun)

    the act of upsetting something

    "he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, disorder, employee turnover, perturbation, dollar volume, overturn, derangement, turnover, overthrow, turnover rate, swage

    Antonyms:
    well, unturned, expected, organized, untroubled

  6. overturn, upset(adj)

    an improbable and unexpected victory

    "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"

    Synonyms:
    disorder, perturbation, overturn, derangement, swage, turnover, overthrow, disturbance

    Antonyms:
    untroubled, organized, well, expected, unturned

  7. disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    stressed, disordered, mad, unhinged, sick, overturned, worried, upturned, distressed, maladjusted, confused, apprehensive, brainsick, demented, unhappy, hard put, upset(a), broken, hard-pressed, crazy, disquieted, disturbed, unbalanced, in a bad way(p), dysphoric

    Antonyms:
    organized, untroubled, well, expected, unturned

  8. broken, confused, disordered, upset(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    overturned, scattered, rugged, impoverished, befuddled, at sea, upset(a), confounded, disconnected, upturned, illogical, mixed-up, unkept, bemused, disoriented, humbled, disquieted, low, broken, lost, disjointed, unordered, disturbed, wiped out(p), disordered, bewildered, worried, baffled, garbled, crushed, mazed, confused, busted, broken in, distressed, humiliated, unconnected

    Antonyms:
    well, untroubled, unturned, organized, expected

  9. upset(a)(adj)

    used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win

    "the Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers"

    Antonyms:
    well, expected, untroubled, organized, unturned

  10. upset(adj)

    mildly physically distressed

    "an upset stomach"

    Synonyms:
    worried, disquieted, broken, distressed, upturned, upset(a), disordered, disturbed, confused, overturned

    Antonyms:
    untroubled, organized, unturned, expected, well

  11. overturned, upset, upturned(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    worried, disquieted, broken, distressed, upset(a), overturned, upturned, disordered, retrousse, disturbed, confused, tip-tilted

    Antonyms:
    expected, untroubled, unturned, organized, well

  12. upset(verb)

    disturb the balance or stability of

    "The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries"

    Synonyms:
    disturb, trouble, tump over, discompose, overturn, tip over, turn over, untune, discomfit, swage, bowl over, disconcert, knock over

    Antonyms:
    well, expected, untroubled, unturned, organized

  13. upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit(verb)

    cause to lose one's composure

    Synonyms:
    tip over, turn over, confuse, bowl over, overturn, flurry, discompose, discomfit, tump over, disconcert, knock over, trouble, disturb, put off, untune, swage

    Antonyms:
    organized, well, untroubled, unturned, expected

  14. disturb, upset, trouble(verb)

    move deeply

    "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"

    Synonyms:
    discomfit, touch, shake up, raise up, disorder, interrupt, cark, commove, bother, inconvenience oneself, agitate, disquiet, turn over, put out, perturb, trouble oneself, tump over, unhinge, incommode, disoblige, trouble, overturn, bowl over, discommode, discompose, tip over, inconvenience, swage, untune, disconcert, vex, ail, knock over, stir up, disturb, distract, pain

    Antonyms:
    expected, organized, unturned, untroubled, well

  15. overturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, bowl over, tump over(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    discomfit, turn, bowl over, bring down, dig, overthrow, vacate, flip, pass, pass on, annul, debate, overrule, reach, boggle, roll, lift, rescind, swage, tump over, moot, flabbergast, give, deliberate, override, subvert, overturn, repeal, delve, revolutionize, discompose, tip over, trouble, flip over, turn over, reverse, untune, revoke, disconcert, consider, revolutionise, knock over, disturb, countermand, hand, cut into

    Antonyms:
    organized, unturned, untroubled, expected, well

  16. swage, upset(verb)

    form metals with a swage

    Synonyms:
    disturb, trouble, tump over, discompose, overturn, tip over, turn over, untune, discomfit, swage, bowl over, disconcert, knock over

    Antonyms:
    unturned, well, expected, organized, untroubled

  17. upset(verb)

    defeat suddenly and unexpectedly

    "The foreign team upset the local team"

    Synonyms:
    disturb, trouble, tump over, discompose, overturn, tip over, turn over, untune, discomfit, swage, bowl over, disconcert, knock over

    Antonyms:
    organized, expected, well, untroubled, unturned

Wiktionary

  1. upset(noun)

    Synonyms:
    anger, distress, sadden

  2. upset(verb)

    Angry, distressed or unhappy.

    I’m sure the bad news will upset him, but he needs to know.

    Synonyms:
    disruption, disturbance, turn upside down, invert, overturn, sadden, distress, disrupt, disturb, anger, tip, angry, unhappy, distressed

  3. upset(verb)

    Feeling unwell, nauseated, or ready to vomit.

    His stomach was upset, so he didn't want to move.

    Synonyms:
    disturb, tip, distress, anger, invert, overturn, sadden, turn upside down, disrupt

  4. upset(verb)

    To tip or overturn (something).

    collision and upset: impact with another object or an overturn for whatever reason.

    Synonyms:
    overturn, tip, disrupt, turn upside down, distress, invert, anger, disturb, sadden

  5. upset(verb)

    To defeat unexpectedly.

    Truman upset Dewey in the 1948 US presidential election.

    Synonyms:
    turn upside down, invert, overturn, disrupt, distress, sadden, tip, disturb, anger

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. upset

    Synonyms:
    overturn, overthrow, capsize, overbalance, subvert, disestablish

    Antonyms:
    establish, plant, stabilitate, corroborate, confirm

Editors Contribution

  1. exasperated

    to be frustrated with a turn of events, etc.

    i was exasperated by her lack of knowledge

    Submitted by anonymous on April 27, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. upset(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    overturn, capsize, tip over, turn topsy-turvy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. upset(v)

    Synonyms:
    overturn, overset, capsize, invert, overthrow, disconcert, discompose, perturb, agitate, unnerve, excite

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How to use upset in a sentence?

  1. Garrett Gallindo:

    I'm glad to have seen some portion of [ my grandmother's livestreamed funeral ], but otherwise, I'm upset about the whole ordeal, it's hard to feel a part of anything when you're sitting at home.

  2. Peter Boghossian:

    How many people who are upset about the memo have actually read the memo? when we’re not willing to discuss difficult, complex issues, extremists step in with solutions.

  3. Manigault Newman:

    When I have a chance to tell my story, Michael, I have quite a story to tell, as the only African-American woman in White House, as a senior staff and assistant to the president, I have seen things that made me feel uncomfortable, that have upset me, that have affected me deeply and emotionally, Manigault Newman told Manigault Newmantold Strahan. White House has affected my community and my people. And when I can tell my story, it is a profound story that I know the world will want to hear.

  4. Kathleen Leak:

    We had one young girl who came in, (and) was really upset, it turned out ... she was pregnant. She did not know, that was lovely.

  5. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    This world is like a drama. Everything that happens on the Earth-stage is produced and directed by the Creator. Then, why do we get upset, disturbed, and unhappy at what happens?

Images & Illustrations of upset

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Translations for upset

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  • omkrap, versteur, omgekrap, ontstel, ontsteldAfrikaans
  • أغضبArabic
  • trasbalsat, disgustat, molestCatalan, Valencian
  • rozrušenýCzech
  • oprørtDanish
  • umwerfen, umschlagen, umkehren, kentern, auf den Kopf stellen, ärgern, aufregen, umstoßen, stürzen, umkippen, umdrehen, verärgertGerman
  • molesto, enfadado, trastornado, perturbadoSpanish
  • yllätysvoitto, kaatuminen, sekoittaa, järkyttää, sekaisin, kaataa, järkyttynyt, poissa tolaltaan, tuohtunut, pahoillaan, häiriö, vatsavaiva, hermostuttaa, saada pois tolaltaanFinnish
  • fâché, dérangé, bouleversé, bouleverser, renverser, contrarié, énerver, remué, perturbéFrench
  • meath-thinneasIrish
  • tro-chèile, buairScottish Gaelic
  • परेशानHindi
  • meglepetésgyőzelem, gyomorrontás, zavarHungarian
  • innervosire, turbare, rovesciare, turbamento, sorpresa, sconvolgere, angosciare, capovolgere, ribaltareItalian
  • くよくよ, 引っ繰り返すJapanese
  • განაწყენებული, გაბრაზებულიGeorgian
  • porohuriMāori
  • verontrusten, verstoren, van streek, overstuur, van zijn stuk brengen, verwarren, geschokt, omstoten, verstoring, verwarring, ontdaan, overstuur makenDutch
  • rozstrojony, zmartwienie, zaniepokojony, psuć, niepokoićPolish
  • desgosto, desarranjar, capotar, triste, surpresa, perturbar, chateadoPortuguese
  • deranja, da peste cap, răsturna, supărat, deranjare, capotare, deranjat, discomfort, necăji, perturba, grețos, supărare, greață, tulbura, supăraRomanian
  • огорчить, сердить, расстраивать, расстроить, огорчать, расстроенный, рассердить, огорчённыйRussian
  • orolig, upprördSwedish
  • засмученийUkrainian
  • پریشانUrdu
  • tứcVietnamese

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