Thesaurus / upset
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
He could not help, and it would only distress you to feel that he was upset.
ABOUT PEGGY SAVILLEMRS. G. DE HORNE VAIZEY
I saw that what I had said had upset him, and that he was not at all clear as to how much or how little of the true facts I knew.
THE CZAR'S SPYWILLIAM LE QUEUX
If stream line pull tends to upset this level keel, horizontal rudders may be used to correct it.
THE SUBMARINE IN WAR AND PEACESIMON LAKE
Would not the sudden shock, joyful though it was, upset the fragile little beauty?
THE KING OF SCHNORRERSISRAEL ZANGWILL
Dishonour and prejudice would accrue to any sovereign who should upset the very nature of the constitution.
ST GEORGE'S CROSSH. G. KEENE
Evidently something had happened to upset her, and she had come to make her husband's lawyer the confidant of her troubles.
THE THIRD DEGREECHARLES KLEIN AND ARTHUR HORNBLOW
Collins would have killed it for its pains, but killing had upset his nerves that day.
FORTY-ONE THIEVESANGELO HALL
“You managed to upset,” said Lora Moore, accusingly, and pretty Posy changed the subject.
THE DEEP LAKE MYSTERYCAROLYN WELLS
The traveller, with a start that upset the cat's nerves, finished his own mug, and then ordered both to be refilled.
THE WHITE CATW.W. JACOBS
I have the doctor's orders to say it is not needful, and it would only upset my master in the state he is in now.
WORDS RELATED TO UPSET
- break down
- break up
- mess up
- put out of order
- turn topsy-turvy
- cut to the quick
- play dirty
- put out
- turn off
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