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dɪˈstrɛstdis·tressed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distressed, hard-pressed, hard put, in a bad way(p)(adj)

    facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty

    "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"; "found themselves in a bad way financially"

  2. dysphoric, distressed, unhappy(adj)

    generalized feeling of distress

  3. stressed, distressed(adj)

    suffering severe physical strain or distress

    "he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing"

  4. disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried(adj)

    afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief

    "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children"

Wiktionary

  1. distressed(Adjective)

    anxious or uneasy

    I'm distressed that John hasn't answered my calls. I hope nothing bad happened to him on the way here.

  2. distressed(Adjective)

    damaged

  3. distressed(Adjective)

    offered for sale after foreclosure

  4. distressed(Adjective)

    faded or abused in order to appear old, or antique

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distressed

    of Distress

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How to say distressed in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of distressed in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of distressed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of distressed in a Sentence

  1. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

  2. Darren Hughes:

    In years past you would sit in a presentation and say: great, this company is not going bankrupt, but fairly boring at 5 percent, definitely part of this year's function is that so much of our market is trading at distressed or recessionary levels.

  3. Elizabeth Hoff:

    You could see many were malnourished, starving. They were skinny, tired, severely distressed. There was no smile on anybody's face, the children I talked to said they had no strength to play.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    There is a thinly veiled analogy between the rats abandoning a ship that is doomed to sink and the employees deserting a distressed organization. Just like the rats living in the recesses have a firsthand knowledge about the water entering inside the ship, defecting employees also have the information on company's financial status and potential for insolvency. In my view, it's smart to be cognizant of such rats and rat-like disloyal employees, and monitor their behaviors during the challenging times.

  5. Anne Germain:

    There are plenty of data supporting the idea that nightmares that become chronic are very detrimental to well-being -- sleep is disrupted, we think about dreams during the day and become distressed.

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