Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Upsetting; overturn.

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Examples

  • We've had a number of uncomfortable questions and some upsetment sic with these foreign intelligence services that had been working with us on a daily basis.''

    Why are Bush supporters celebrating today's leak of classified information?

  • While it was the outcome I was predicting in the back of my mind since I signed my name on the application and mailed it out, there was still a certain upsetment/annoyance attached to putting that much work into something that didn't pan out.

    nspblues Diary Entry

  • This evening Brian's grandpa expressed upsetment over not knowing Brian's "secret."

    nspblues Diary Entry

  • BRESLIN: Well, I mean, I didn't like this terrible upsetment over sin.

    Damon Runyan: A Life

  • He was seriously annoyed by the upsetment of his escape from the Noumarian exile, since he felt that he had prodigally fulfilled his obligations, and in consequence deserved a holiday; the duchy was committed past retreat to the

    Gallantry Dizain des Fetes Galantes

  • "I didn't say it was an upsetment -- I said it was a tip."

    Master of the Vineyard

  • Government and media are whipping up public upsetment over the recession and

    Expat Yank

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