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adjective upset pronunciation in American English /ˌʌpˈset/
  1. 1
    very sad, worried, or angry about something
    Why are you so upset?
    They felt too upset to talk about the incident.
    upset about/over/by: They’re all still very upset about losing the case.
    get/become upset: It’s nothing to get upset about.
    really/terribly/dreadfully upset: Poor Bill looked terribly upset.
    upset (that): She feels upset that we didn’t tell her the truth.
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  2. 2
    if your stomach is upset, you have an illness that is affecting your stomach, usually caused by something that you have eaten or drunk
    Call and tell them you’ve got an upset stomach.
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