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upset

adjective

upset

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of upset

  1. an act or instance of the order of things being disturbed the move to a new town is just the latest in a series of upsets for my family over the last year Synonyms of upset derangement, dislocation, disruption, disturbance Words Related to upset convulsion, revolution, unsettledness, unsettlement, upheaval


upset

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of upset

  1. 1 to trouble the mind of; to make uneasy the smallest things can upset us if we're already stressed Synonyms of upset agitate, ail, alarm (also alarum), bother, concern, derail, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distemper, distract, distress, exercise, flurry, frazzle, freak (out), fuss, hagride, perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, disturb, weird out, worryWords Related to upset aggravate, anger, annoy, bug, chafe, chivy (or chivvy), exasperate, fret, gall, get, grate, harass, harry, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pester, pique, put off, put out, rile, vex; bedevil, haunt, plague; abash, confound, confuse, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, jar, mortify, nonplus, rattle, shake up; daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, unnerveNear Antonyms of upset allay, alleviate, assuage; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiateAntonyms of upset calm, compose, quiet, settle, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize)

  2. 2 to turn on one's side or upside down the narrow boat upsets easily and should be handled with care Synonyms of upset overturn, turn over, capsizeWords Related to upset invert, overset, overthrow, pitchpole, topple, tump (over) [chiefly Southern], upend; careen, heel, keel, lean, list, tilt, tip; collapse, fall, founder, giveNear Antonyms of upset stand up, straighten (up); erect, raiseAntonyms of upset right

  3. 3 to undo the proper order or arrangement of the change in the bus schedule upset our daily routine Synonyms of upset confuse, derange, disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disjoint, dislocate, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, hash, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, muss, rumple, scramble, shuffle, tousle, tumble, disorderWords Related to upset embroil, entangle, snarl, tangle; agitate, perturb, stir (up), unsettle; clutterNear Antonyms of upset align (also aline), line, line up, queue; classify, codify, methodize, systematize, systemize; adjust, fix; groom, make up, spruce (up); unscrambleAntonyms of upset arrange, array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, range, regulate, straighten (up), tidy


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