Definition Of upset


(of a person's stomach) having disturbed digestion, especially because of something eaten.

Place 1 drop of Peppermint oil in 1/2 glass of water, sip slowly to aid digestion and relieve an upset stomach.

a disturbance of a person's digestive system.

a stomach upset

a state of being unhappy, disappointed, or worried.

domestic upsets

an unexpected result or situation, especially in a sports competition.

they caused one of last season's biggest upsets by winning 27–15

knock (something) over.

he upset a tureen of soup

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Example Of upset

  • A person with the condition feels full after a small meal and experiences bouts of nausea, upset stomach and bloating.

  • All that concentration upset his stomach all over again.

  • Americans often believe that hot spices upset the stomach.

  • An upset stomach stopped him from training on Tuesday and Wednesday but he is back in action now.

  • And your family doctor is usually so busy anyway it may take more than a day to get an appointment - by which time your headache, upset stomach or dodgy back may be already on the mend.

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