What does distraught mean?

Definitions for distraughtdɪˈstrɔt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distraught, overwrought(adj)

    deeply agitated especially from emotion

    "distraught with grief"

Wiktionary

  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

  4. Origin: [OE. distract, distrauht. See Distract, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Distraught

    dis-trawt′, adj. distracted: perplexed. [See Distract.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of distraught in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of distraught in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brandon Bostian:

    He was distraught as he learned of the devastation.

  2. Jeffrey Miller:

    Tom was distraught after the incident. He couldn't talk. He couldn't put any thoughts together.

  3. Tommy Schaefer:

    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.

  4. Abby Gordon:

    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.

  5. Zoran Markovic:

    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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