- vt. 使心烦；颠覆；扰乱
- vi. 翻倒
- adj. 心烦的；混乱的；弄翻的
- n. 混乱；翻倒
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- upset (v.)
- mid-15c., "to set up, fix," from up (adv.) + set (v.). Similar formation in Middle Dutch opsetten "set up, propose," German aufsetzen. Modern sense of "overturn, capsize" (1803) is that of obsolete overset. In reference to the stomach, from 1834. Meaning "to throw into mental discomposure" is from 1805. Related: Upsetting.
- upset (n.)
- early 15c., "insurrection," from upset (v.). Meaning "overturning of a vehicle or boat" is recorded from 1804.
- upset (adj.)
- early 14c., "erected," past participle adjective from upset (v.). From 1805 as "distressed."
- 1. I hope I haven't said anything to upset you.
- 2. Argentina's erratic inflation rate threatens to upset the plans.
- 3. It's easy to get a tummy upset from river water.
- 4. After a pause Alex said sharply: "I'm sorry if I've upset you"
- 5. She spoke haltingly of her deep upset and hurt.
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