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affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /


  • upset upset  /əp ˈsɛt/ ?  an unhappy and worried mental state

    upset meaning(s) 

    1. (n) an unhappy and worried mental state
    2. (n) the act of disturbing the mind or body
    3. (n) a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
    4. (n) a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging
    5. (n) the act of upsetting something
    6. (n) an improbable and unexpected victory
    7. (v) disturb the balance or stability of
    8. (v) cause to lose one's composure
    9. (v) move deeply
    10. (v) cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    11. (v) form metals with a swage
    12. (v) defeat suddenly and unexpectedly
    13. (adj) afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
    14. (adj) thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
    15. (adj) used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win
    16. (adj) mildly physically distressed
    17. (adj) having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom


    upset usage(s)

    1. A stormy crossing from England on a small steamer had upset his stomach.
    2. The '91 upset of Syracuse, however, was Richmond's greatest hit.
  • upset price upset price  (auction) the minimum price at which a seller of property will entertain…
  • upset stomach upset stomach  a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn…
  • upsetter upsetter  /əp ˈsɛ tə/ ?  an unexpected winner; someone who defeats the favorite competitor
  • upsetting upsetting  /əp ˈsɛ tɪŋ/ ?  an unhappy and worried mental state
  • upshot upshot  /ˈəp ˌʃɑt/ ?  a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  • upside upside  /ˈəp ˈsaɪd/ ?  the highest or uppermost side of anything
  • upside down upside down  in an inverted manner
  • upside-down upside-down  being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed
  • upside-down cake upside-down cake  batter baked atop a layer of sweetened fruit then turned upside down…
  • upsilon upsilon  /jup ˈsaɪ lən/ ?  the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet
  • upstage upstage  /əp ˈsteɪdʒ/ ?  the rear part of the stage
  • upstager upstager  a selfish actor who upstages the other actors
  • upstair upstair  on or of upper floors of a building
  • upstairs upstairs  /əp ˈstɛrz/ ?  the part of a building above the ground floor
  • upstanding upstanding  /ˈəp ˌstæn dɪŋ/ ?  meriting respect or esteem
  • upstart upstart  /ˈəp ˌstɑrt/ ?  a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not…
  • upstate upstate  /ˈəp ˈsteɪt/ ?  in or toward the northern parts of a state
  • upstream upstream  /ˈəp ˈstrim/ ?  in the direction against a stream's current
  • upstroke upstroke  /ˈəp ˈstrəʊk/ ?  a stroke normally made in an upward direction
  • upsurge upsurge  /ˈəp ˌsɜrdʒ/ ?  a sudden forceful flow
  • uptake uptake  /ˈəp ˌteɪk/ ?  the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
  • upthrow upthrow  (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
  • upthrust upthrust  /ˈəp ˈθrəst/ ?  (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process…
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