deeply agitated especially from emotion
"distraught with grief"
Deeply hurt, saddened, or worried; distressed.
His distraught widow cried for days, feeling very alone.
torn asunder; separated
Origin: [OE. distract, distrauht. See Distract, a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis-trawt′, adj. distracted: perplexed. [See Distract.]
The numerical value of distraught in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of distraught in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He was distraught as he learned of the devastation.
Tom was distraught after the incident. He couldn't talk. He couldn't put any thoughts together.
I couldn't see for a moment because my eyes were so watery and I was distraught, I was in a state of mind, I had no idea what was happening. I was almost about to black out. And I grabbed it and I started swinging.
I know it seems like a lot of money to spend on an operation for a goldfish, but what was the alternative? i think [we have] a social responsibility to look after our pets, and I know my daughter would have been distraught if anything had happened to the goldfish.
Red Star Belgrade was an act of hostility and a terrible tragedy... I am distraught, We had been warning the Turkish authorities for two days prior to the game that it was going to be a high-risk match and we are now trying to make sure that all Red Star fans leave Turkey safely as soon as possible. .
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- aufgelöst, verstört, außer sich, verstGerman
- deshecho, trastornado, destrozado, perturbado, afligidoSpanish
- colpito, distruttoItalian
- keka, auhiMāori
- perturbado, transtornadoPortuguese
- смятённый, огорчённый, расстроенныйRussian
- förkrossad, upprördSwedish
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