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 sat in the corner of my couch and I sobbed all night, we were both so distraught and neither of us were strong enough to lean on each other.
Since then, we’ve only been able to get him to wear his scout uniform one time. He won’t even go near it. He looks visibly distraught when we talk about this.
Jasper Spires’re pretty distraught that Police Chief Lanier was released for a similar if not less deadly crime two days earlier, it led to a direct line to my nephew’s death.
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Translations for distraught
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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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