Synonyms of upset in English:

upset


See definition of upset

verb

1‘the accusation upset her’

SYNONYMS
distress, trouble, perturb, disturb, discompose, unsettle, disconcert, discountenance, dismay, disquiet, worry, bother, inconvenience, agitate, fluster, throw, ruffle, unnerve, shake, frighten, alarm, anger, annoy, irritate, vex, irk, fret, pester, harass, torment, plague, hurt, grieve
informal hassle, peeve, bug, get someone, miff, hack off
British informal wind up, get at, nark, get across, get on someone's wick
North American informal tick off, bum out
ANTONYMS

put at ease

2‘he upset a tureen of soup’

SYNONYMS
knock over, overturn, upend, tip over, push over, topple, topple over, capsize, turn topsy-turvy
spill, slop, slosh
Scottish, Northern Irish cowp
archaic overset
ANTONYMS

right

3‘the dam will upset the ecological balance’

SYNONYMS
disrupt, interfere with, disturb, throw out, turn topsy-turvy, disorder, unsettle, confuse, throw into confusion, throw into chaos, throw into disorder, disorganize, disarrange, mix up, jumble, mess up, wreck, ruin
ANTONYMS

maintain

4‘his side were upset 2-1 by Sheffield United’

SYNONYMS
defeat, beat, conquer, vanquish, rout, overthrow, overcome, triumph over, be victorious over, get the better of, worst, thrash, trounce, topple
US informal own

noun

1‘a legal dispute will cause worry and upset’

SYNONYMS
distress, trouble, perturbation, disturbance, discomposure, dismay, disquiet, worry, bother, inconvenience, agitation, fluster, alarm, fright, anger, annoyance, irritation, vexation, harassment, torment, hurt, grief
ANTONYMS

calm, ease

2‘they nearly pulled off one of motor sport's biggest upsets’

SYNONYMS
unexpected result
major defeat, rout, trouncing, thrashing, drubbing, toppling
surprise victory, coup, tour de force, feat, master stroke
informal hammering
ANTONYMS

walkover

3‘a stomach upset’

SYNONYMS
disorder, complaint, ailment, illness, sickness, disease, malady, affliction, indisposition, infirmity
informal lurgy, bug
Australian informal wog

adjective

1‘I was upset by Sheila's illness’

SYNONYMS
distressed, troubled, perturbed, disturbed, discomposed, unsettled, disconcerted, discountenanced, dismayed, disquieted, worried, bothered, inconvenienced, anxious, agitated, flustered, ruffled, unnerved, shaken, frightened, alarmed, angered, annoyed, irritated, vexed, irked, fretted, hurt, saddened, grieved
informal cut up, choked
British informal gutted
North American informal verklempt
ANTONYMS

unperturbed, calm about

2‘an upset stomach’

SYNONYMS
disordered, disturbed, unsettled, queasy, bad, poorly, ill, sick
British informal gippy, holiday
ANTONYMS

settled