Definitions for distraughtdɪˈstrɔt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. bewildered; deeply agitated.

  2. mentally deranged; crazed.

Origin of distraught:

1350–1400; var. of obs. distract distracted, by assoc. with straught, old ptp. of stretch


Princeton's WordNet

  1. distraught, overwrought(adj)

    deeply agitated especially from emotion

    "distraught with grief"


  1. distraught(Adjective)

    Deeply hurt, saddened, or worried; distressed.

    His distraught widow cried for days, feeling very alone.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distraught

    of Distract

  2. Distraught(adj)

    torn asunder; separated

  3. Distraught(adj)

    distracted; perplexed

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very worried and upset.

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