Part of speech: verb

To overturn.

Part of speech: verb

To discompose; confuse.

Part of speech: adjective

Set up; required; as, the upset price.

Part of speech: noun

The act of upsetting, or state of being upset.

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Usage examples "upset":

  1. He'd think I had come for money, and it would upset him for the day. - "A Duet", A. Conan Doyle.
  2. You will tell me what it was that you told Aunt Pike that upset her so? - "Kitty Trenire", Mabel Quiller-Couch.
  3. " Yes, and- er- she was so much upset," George went on, " that she's- well- the fact is, they can't come back, John, because she's let their room." - "Poor Relations", Compton Mackenzie.