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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Up·set·ting a.
 1. Conceited; assuming; as, an upsetting fellow. [Scot.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See upset

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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" [syn: disquieted, distressed,
              disturbed, worried]
      2: 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" [syn: broken, confused, disordered]
      3: used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win; "the
         Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers" [syn: upset(a)]
      4: mildly physically distressed; "an upset stomach"
      5: 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" [syn: overturned, upturned]
      n 1: an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much
           anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset
           she caused me" [syn: disturbance, perturbation]
      2: 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" [syn: derangement, overthrow]
      3: 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" [syn: disorder]
      4: a tool used to thicken or spread (the end of a bar or a
         rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging [syn: swage]
      5: the act of upsetting something; "he was badly bruised by the
         upset of his sled at a high speed" [syn: overturn, turnover]
      6: an improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset
         since David beat Goliath" [syn: overturn]
      v 1: disturb the balance or stability of; "The hostile talks
           upset the peaceful relations between the two countries"
      2: cause to lose one's composure [syn: discompose, untune,
         disconcert, discomfit]
      3: move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
         [syn: disturb, trouble]
      4: 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" [syn: overturn,
          tip over, turn over, knock over, bowl over, tump
      5: form metals with a swage [syn: swage]
      6: defeat suddenly and unexpectedly; "The foreign team upset
         the local team"
      [also: upsetting]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : causing an emotional disturbance; "his disconcerting habit
            of greeting friends ferociously and strangers
            charmingly"- Herb Caen; "an upsetting experience" [syn: