What does distressed mean?

Definitions for distressed
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

How to pronounce distressed?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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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. Plutarch:

    Distressed valor challenges great respect, even from an enemy.

  2. Julian Treger:

    At the end of the day we are a shadow lender to a distressed sector.

  3. Mahabharata:

    A bad man is as much pleased as a good man is distressed to speak ill of others.

  4. Robin Ferracone:

    If you think about the Wells situation, it has a lot of distressed features to it.

  5. Sandy Fielden:

    It's a much different competitive environment now that we don't have distressed condensate.

Images & Illustrations of distressed

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