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To make someone feel sad or upset - synonyms or related words

upset

verb

to make someone feel sad, worried, or angry

wound

verb

to hurt someone’s feelings by doing or saying something unpleasant

disturb

verb

to upset and worry someone a lot

depress

verb

if something depresses you, it makes you feel unhappy and disappointed, and makes you want to stop trying to achieve things

distress

verb

to make someone feel very unhappy, worried, or upset

devastate

verb

to make someone feel very shocked and upset

dismay

verb

to make someone very worried, disappointed, or sad

hang over

if something hangs over you, you worry about it or feel upset about it

stab

verb

if someone’s words stab you, they make you feel suddenly very sad or afraid

worry

verb

to make someone feel nervous and upset

brinner

a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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