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dɪˈstrɔtdis·traught

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distraught, overwroughtadjective

    deeply agitated especially from emotion

    "distraught with grief"

Wiktionary

  1. distraughtadjective

    Deeply hurt, saddened, or worried; distressed.

    His distraught widow cried for days, feeling very alone.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Distraughtpart. adj.

    Distracted.

    Etymology: from distract.

    He had been a good military man in his days, but was then distraught of his wits. William Camden, Remains.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distraught

    of Distract

  2. Distraughtadjective

    torn asunder; separated

  3. Distraughtadjective

    distracted; perplexed

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Distraught

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

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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

Examples of distraught in a Sentence

  1. Casey Kirsch:

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. Katie Wales:

    He looked at me and he said, 'You are just a distraught young lady, you are mentally unstable,' and didn't believe me and proceeded to completely ignore what I told him, and I think that's what upset me more than anything else, was the fact that he didn't believe me and it still happened to other girls after me. Nothing was done.

  4. Edward Berthelot/GC Images:

    I went out on call with a sergeant. We got a call of a man outside his house with a rifle that was distraught. We pulled up and did a U-turn past the house and came up short of the house. He told me to sit in the car, which I was gonna do. I wasn’t getting out, he got out. As he got out, another car came screaming up and two young people jumped out screaming. As it turned out, it was their grandfather. This policeman defused the entire situation by just remaining calm.

  5. Terrance Mannery:

    I noticed some men come in and they seemed distraught and afraid so I asked them what was going on, they said they were being harassed and followed.

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