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Another word for upset

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Verb
  1. To turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position

  2. To disturb the health or physiological functioning of

    See also:

    health

  3. To break up the order or progress of

    See also:

    order

Noun
  1. The act or an example of upsetting

    See also:

    order

Adjective
  1. Turned over completely

    See also:

    horizontal

Another word for upset

Synonym Study

  • Capsize specifically implies the overturning or upsetting of a boat
  • Overturn implies a turning of a thing upside down or flat on its side and, in extended use, connotes the destruction of something established to overturn a chair, a government, etc.
  • emotionally upset
  • Upset is the ordinary word implying a toppling, disorganization, etc. as a result of a loss of balance or stability to upset a glass, one's plans, etc.