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"Upset" is an adjective which is often translated as "molesto", and "angry" is an adjective which is often translated as "enojado". Learn more about the difference between "upset" and "angry" below.
upset(
uhp
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seht
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (bothered)
a. molesto
The neighbors were upset by the sounds of the party.Los vecinos estaban molestos a causa de los sonidos de la fiesta.
b. disgustado
He was upset when I told him I didn't want to see him anymore.Estaba disgustado cuando le dije que no lo quería volver a ver.
2. (distressed)
a. alterado
She's always so upset when she sees an animal suffering.Siempre está tan alterada cuando ve un animal sufrir.
3. (offended)
a. ofendido
He's been upset ever since I joked about his height.Ha estado ofendido desde que hice un chiste sobre su altura.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (disturbance)
a. el trastorno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His mother's passing caused him to suffer a severe emotional upset.La muerte de su mamá le hizo sufrir un tremendo trastorno emocional.
5. (unexpected result)
a. la derrota inesperada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The larger school suffered an upset against their less-fancied opposition in the tournament.La universidad más grande sufrió una derrota inesperada contra sus adversarios subestimados en el torneo.
6. (illness)
a. el malestar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She was complaining of a stomach upset after eating ten tacos.Se quejó de un malestar del estómago después de comer diez tacos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to disturb emotionally)
a. molestar
Seeing her boyfriend kissing another girl upset her for days.Ver a su novio besándose con otra muchacha la molestó durante días.
8. (to offend)
a. ofender
Your comments about how terrible cats are really upset me.Tus comentarios sobre lo malo que son los gatos verdaderamente me ofendieron.
9. (to distress)
a. alterar
It upsets me to see you so ill.Me alterá verte tan enfermo.
10. (to make ill)
a. sentar mal
I like spicy food, but it upsets my stomach.Me gusta la comida picante, pero me sienta mal al estómago.
b. caer mal
The butter chicken he ordered at the bar upset his stomach.El pollo a la mantequilla que pidió en el bar le cayó mal.
11. (to complicate plans)
a. trastornar
Her aunt's unexpected visit completely upset her plans.La visita inesperada de su tía le trastornó completamente los planes.
12. (to knock over)
a. volcar
He upset the wineglasses when he bumped into the table.Volcó las copas de vino cuando chocó contra la mesa.
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angry(
ahng
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gri
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (annoyed)
a. enojado
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The actor was angry when he found out he'd been replaced.El actor estaba enojado cuando se enteró de que lo habían reemplazado.
b. enfadado
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
She was angry that he hadn't called her back yet.Ella estaba enfadada de que él aún no le había devuelto la llamada.
c. airado
Toby answered me with an angry tone.Toby me contestó con un tono airado.
2. (bad-tempered)
a. airado
Emma's boyfriend seems to be quite an angry young man.El novio de Emma parece tener un carácter algo airado.
3. (threatening)
a. embravecido (sea)
We did not dare to sail the angry sea.No nos atrevimos a navegar en el mar embravecido.
b. tormentoso (sky)
The skies were dark and angry before the hurricane.El cielo estaba oscuro y tormentoso antes del huracán.
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