- a tool used for upsetting.
- something that is upset, as a bar end.
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Most people think that asking a sensitive question will upset the person being asked.Can I Ask You a Ridiculously Personal Question? (Ep. 451)|Stephen J. Dubner|February 11, 2021|Freakonomics
That took one of the best options off the table for the Colts, who went 11-5 this season, nearly upset the Buffalo Bills in the playoffs and appear to need only an above-average, experienced quarterback to enter next season as a Super Bowl contender.Colts owner quells Andrew Luck rumors: ‘We have to get on with the business of reality’|Des Bieler|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
The Giants scored a few plays later,and upset the Patriots, 17-14.
In the 2019 Netflix movie “Otherhood,” Angela Bassett plays a mom so upset her son forgot Mother’s Day that she moves into his apartment uninvited.It’s time to end the TV trope of the needy empty-nest mom|Michele Weldon|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
So I think sometimes that does get to me, and I do get very upset.What “baby bust”? New and soon-to-be parents on choosing to have kids in dark times|Chris Chafin|February 1, 2021|Vox
The banquet was paid for with public funds, and taxpayers were understandably upset.
“I would recommend ginger tea first thing in the morning as a great way to ward off an upset stomach,” says White.
Hitchcock reacts as if he has an upset stomach--and that I gave it to him.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As long as the mirror refused to say that she was the most beautiful woman in the land, she would remain upset.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her|The Brothers Grimm|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I thought if I cooperated it would make it better… I was so upset that day.Exclusive: Michael Phelps’s Intersex Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend, Taylor Lianne Chandler, Tells All|Aurora Snow|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It would not do to allow his son to do anything that would upset his dignity, though he loved him very much indeed.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
But in a moment a subject was started that entirely diverted his mind and upset the lively tenor of the breakfast-table.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Wilkins got such a start that he tripped over one of the thwarts in trying to take aim, and nearly upset the boat.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
He was naturally frightfully upset about it, and a regular panic sprang up in the neighbourhood.
The news caused general concern throughout the house, and Ethne was frightfully upset.