(a.) Downright; absolute; positive; as, a down denial.
(a.) Downward; going down; sloping; as, a down stroke; a down grade; a down train on a railway.
(n.) Fine, soft, hairy outgrowth from the skin or surface of animals or plants, not matted and fleecy like wool
(n.) The soft under feathers of birds. They have short stems with soft rachis and bards and long threadlike barbules, without hooklets.
(n.) The pubescence of plants; the hairy crown or envelope of the seeds of certain plants, as of the thistle.
(n.) The soft hair of the face when beginning to appear.
(n.) That which is made of down, as a bed or pillow; that which affords ease and repose, like a bed of down
(v. t.) To cover, ornament, line, or stuff with down.
(prep.) A bank or rounded hillock of sand thrown up by the wind along or near the shore; a flattish-topped hill; -- usually in the plural.
(prep.) A tract of poor, sandy, undulating or hilly land near the sea, covered with fine turf which serves chiefly for the grazing of sheep; -- usually in the plural.
(prep.) A road for shipping in the English Channel or Straits of Dover, near Deal, employed as a naval rendezvous in time of war.
(prep.) A state of depression; low state; abasement.
(adv.) In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position; below; -- the opposite of up.
(adv.) From a higher to a lower position, literally or figuratively; in a descending direction; from the top of an ascent; from an upright position; to the ground or floor; to or into a lower or an inferior condition; as, into a state of humility, disgrace, misery, and the like; into a state of rest; -- used with verbs indicating motion.
(adv.) In a low or the lowest position, literally or figuratively; at the bottom of a decent; below the horizon; of the ground; in a condition of humility, dejection, misery, and the like; in a state of quiet.
(adv.) From a remoter or higher antiquity.
(adv.) From a greater to a less bulk, or from a thinner to a thicker consistence; as, to boil down in cookery, or in making decoctions.
(adv.) In a descending direction along; from a higher to a lower place upon or within; at a lower place in or on; as, down a hill; down a well.
(adv.) Hence: Towards the mouth of a river; towards the sea; as, to sail or swim down a stream; to sail down the sound.
(v. t.) To cause to go down; to make descend; to put down; to overthrow, as in wrestling; hence, to subdue; to bring down.
(v. i.) To go down; to descend.
(v. t.) To set up; to put upright.
(v. t.) To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end.
(v. t.) To shorten (a tire) in the process of resetting, originally by cutting it and hammering on the ends.
(v. t.) To overturn, overthrow, or overset; as, to upset a carriage; to upset an argument.
(v. t.) To disturb the self-possession of; to disorder the nerves of; to make ill; as, the fright upset her.
(v. i.) To become upset.
(a.) Set up; fixed; determined; -- used chiefly or only in the phrase upset price; that is, the price fixed upon as the minimum for property offered in a public sale, or, in an auction, the price at which property is set up or started by the auctioneer, and the lowest price at which it will be sold.
(n.) The act of upsetting, or the state of being upset; an overturn; as, the wagon had an upset.
(1) A series of hierarchical multiple regressions revealed the effects of Surgency, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Emotional Stability, and Intellect on evoking upset in spouses through condescension (e.g., treating spouse as stupid or inferior), possessiveness (demanding too much time and attention), abuse (slapping spouse), unfaithfulness (having sex with others), inconsiderateness (leaving toilet seat up), moodiness (crying a lot), alcohol abuse (drinking too much alcohol), emotional constriction (hiding emotions to act tough), and self-centeredness (acting selfishly).
(2) Mean run time and total ST time were faster with CE (by 1.4 and 1.2 min) although not significantly different (P less than 0.06 and P less than 0.10) from P. Subjects reported no significant difference in nausea, fullness, or stomach upset with CE compared to P. General physiological responses were similar for each drink during 2 h of multi-modal exercise in the heat; however, blood glucose, carbohydrate utilization, and exercise intensity at the end of a ST may be increased with CE fluid replacement.
(3) Treatment is therefore often palliative, and endoscopic modalities cause considerably less general upset to the patient than surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy.
(4) We interpreted these results within an attributional framework that emphasizes the salience of upsetting events within a social network.
(5) She stayed calm during the upsetting search that led to Cynthia, who turned out to be flaky, chain-smoking and white (played by Brenda Blethyn).
(6) Trump might say that is what he wants to happen but for us, that’s deeply upsetting,” says Moore, who sits on the board of the Center Against Sexual and Family Violence and expects the case to have a chilling effect on reports of abuse.
(7) We’re all very upset right now,” said Daniel Ray, 24, in his third year of the divinity master’s degree program.
(8) Al-Jazeera's coverage has also upset the authorities.
(9) Our observations lead us to think that effectively, an event during which an important emotional state is induced, by upsetting the immune equilibrium, could more predispose a child (in this case the first born) to the action of pathogens.
(10) The interview was a friendly, intense discussion about upsetting situations the subject faced.
(11) A fired-up Lleyton Hewitt just fell short in his bid to steer Australia to an upset victory in their Davis Cup doubles showdown with the United States.
(12) She [Plath] was very worried about it because she thought it was going to upset her mother.
(13) Diagnostic characteristics of RSDS are: spontaneous burning pain, hyperalgesia, vasomotor disturbances, exacerbations by emotional upset, occurrence either spontaneously or after minor injury, occasional spontaneous resolution, extension to other body parts, and relief by sympathetic denervation.
(14) Plenty of people felt embarrassed, upset, outraged or betrayed by the Goncourts' record of things they had said or had said about them.
(15) The territory is actualy reached by deep demographic and social upsettings and chemiotherapy used alone is not enough efficient to obtain a definitive decrease of the endemy or even to avoid, for a long time, a new increase.
(16) The amount he is being paid for three short columns a week would “only get you sandal wearers all upset” if revealed, he says.
(17) The CPS doesn't just have to consider the public interest in prosecuting individual cases, but also the more general public interest in being able to say potentially upsetting things without fear of prosecution.
(18) As with other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), the most common side effect is gastrointestinal upset, especially nausea.
(19) It's possible that it upsets her to think about the past, or perhaps, these days, she saves her animation for the times when she is holding a microphone and standing in front of a swollen, angry crowd.
(20) The conclusion from this, the first reported series on adjuvant Tamoxifen therapy for MBC, is that significant improvement in disease-free survival can be achieved with minimal upset to the patients.