/ʌpˈsɛt/ unhappy, disappointed, or worried:she looked pale and upset
/ˈʌpsɛt/ (of a person’s stomach) having disturbed digestion, especially because of something eaten.
1an unexpected result or situation:the greatest upset in boxing history 2 [mass noun] the state of being unhappy, disappointed, or worried:a legal dispute will cause worry and upset
3a disturbance of a person’s digestive system:a stomach upset 1make (someone) unhappy, disappointed, or worried:the accusation upset her (as adjective upsetting)a painful and upsetting divorce 2knock (something) over:he upset a tureen of soup 3cause disorder in; disrupt:the dam will upset the ecological balance disturb the digestion of (a person’s stomach): the motion of the boat would upset his stomach
(often as noun upsetting
) shorten and thicken the end or edge of (a metal bar, wheel rim, or other object), especially by hammering or pressure when heated.