upside down

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Synonyms for upside down

wrong side up

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  • wrong side up
  • bottom up
  • on its head

inverted

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confused

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turn something upside down

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We considered turning it into a "360 survey" with input from peers and superiors, but decided against that because the "loop" as it stood had become a symbol of our upside-downness.
Upside-downness is tougher on the management team than right-side-upness.
In the upside-downness of the minute, the public sphere has abandoned equality notions for a noncommittal ethic of "on your own," while private space is subjected to a disdainful and ruthlessly voyeuristic media barrage of such blinding intensity that children fall out in seizures, adults in existential agony.
There is an upside-downness to today's events: America's political journalistic elite is chasing after a story from a tabloid, while O.
Baselitz has sought to block the inevitable effort to vest upside-downness with symbolic meaning, by saying that he paints upside down in order to underscore the autonomy of painting, so that, to invert a famous theorem of Spinoza, the order and connection of marks on his surfaces need not be the order and connection of things in the world.