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Definition of Upset

Upset

  1. To turn upwards the outer ends of (stakes) so as to make a foundation for the side of a basket or the like; also, to form (the side) in this manner.
  2. To set up; to put upright.
  3. To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end.
  4. To shorten (a tire) in the process of resetting, originally by cutting it and hammering on the ends.
  5. To overturn, overthrow, or overset; as, to upset a carriage; to upset an argument.
  6. To disturb the self-possession of; to disorder the nerves of; to make ill; as, the fright upset her.
  7. To become upset.
  8. Set up; fixed; determined; -- used chiefly or only in the phrase upset price; that is, the price fixed upon as the minimum for property offered in a public sale, or, in an auction, the price at which property is set up or started by the auctioneer, and the lowest price at which it will be sold.
  9. The act of upsetting, or the state of being upset; an overturn; as, the wagon had an upset.

Upset Quotations

Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.
Joel Osteen

Personally, when things upset me, I get quiet and closed off. I have nothing to say, and a chill sets in while I think about what's going on.
Freddie Prinze, Jr.

I don't understand why people really get upset about something that doesn't affect them at all.
Wanda Sykes

You seldom get a censorship attempt from a 14-year-old boy. It's the adults who get upset.
Robert Cormier

I remember in 'Law of Desire,' where I played a homosexual, that people were more upset that I kissed a man on the mouth than I killed a man. It's interesting to see how people can pardon you for murdering a man, but they can't pardon you for kissing one.
Antonio Banderas
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Upset Translations

upset in Afrikaans is verward, deurmekaar, verbysterd
upset in Dutch is beduusd, bedremmeld, beteuterd
upset in Finnish is kumota
upset in Latin is commoveo, turbo
upset in Norwegian is kantre
upset in Portuguese is virada
upset in Spanish is indispuesta
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