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Upset vs. Devastated

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Upsetadjective

(of a person) Angry, distressed, or unhappy.

‘He was upset when she refused his friendship.’; ‘My children often get upset with their classmates.’;

Devastatedadjective

Ruined, ravaged.

‘the devastated city’;

Upsetadjective

(of a stomach or gastrointestinal tract, referred to as stomach) Feeling unwell, nauseated, or ready to vomit.

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

Devastatedadjective

Extremely upset and shocked.

‘a devastated widow’;

Upsetnoun

(uncountable) Disturbance or disruption.

‘My late arrival caused the professor considerable upset.’;

Devastatedverb

simple past tense and past participle of devastate

Upsetnoun

An unexpected victory of a competitor or candidate that was not favored to win.

Devastated

same as desolated.

Upsetnoun

(automobile insurance) An overturn.

‘"collision and upset": impact with another object or an overturn for whatever reason.’;

Devastatedadjective

made uninhabitable;

‘upon this blasted heath’; ‘a wasted landscape’;

Upsetnoun

An upset stomach.

Upsetnoun

(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.

Upsetverb

(transitive) To make (a person) angry, distressed, or unhappy.

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

Upsetverb

(transitive) To disturb, disrupt or adversely alter (something).

‘Introducing a foreign species can upset the ecological balance.’; ‘The fatty meat upset his stomach.’;

Upsetverb

(transitive) To tip or overturn (something).

Upsetverb

(transitive) To defeat unexpectedly.

‘Truman upset Dewey in the 1948 US presidential election.’;

Upsetverb

(intransitive) To be upset or knocked over.

‘The carriage upset when the horse bolted.''’;

Upsetverb

(obsolete) To set up; to put upright.

Upsetverb

To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end.

Upsetverb

To shorten (a tire) in the process of resetting, originally by cutting it and hammering on the ends.

Upsetverb

To set up; to put upright.

Upsetverb

To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end.

Upsetverb

To overturn, overthrow, or overset; as, to upset a carriage; to upset an argument.

Upsetverb

To disturb the self-possession of; to disorder the nerves of; to make ill; as, the fright upset her.

Upsetverb

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.

Upsetverb

To become upset.

Upsetadjective

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.

‘After a solemn pause, Mr. Glossin offered the upset price for the lands and barony of Ellangowan.’;

Upsetnoun

The act of upsetting, or the state of being upset; an overturn; as, the wagon had an upset.

Upsetnoun

an unhappy and worried mental state;

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

Upsetnoun

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’;

Upsetnoun

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’;

Upsetnoun

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

Upsetnoun

the act of upsetting something;

‘he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed’;

Upsetnoun

an improbable and unexpected victory;

‘the biggest upset since David beat Goliath’;

Upsetverb

disturb the balance or stability of;

‘The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries’;

Upsetverb

cause to lose one's composure

Upsetverb

move deeply;

‘This book upset me’; ‘A troubling thought’;

Upsetverb

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’;

Upsetverb

form metals with a swage

Upsetverb

defeat suddenly and unexpectedly;

‘The foreign team upset the local team’;

Upsetadjective

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’;

Upsetadjective

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’;

Upsetadjective

used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win;

‘the Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers’;

Upsetadjective

mildly physically distressed;

‘an upset stomach’;

Upsetadjective

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’;

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