Thesaurus / distraught

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It captures the building’s superintendent distraught in the minutes after the shooting.

The distraught mind has used the body as a perverse canvas, and the book serves as an extension of the artist’s flesh.

Sheriff’s deputies used tasers, pepper spray, water balls and pinned the visibly distraught man, Paul Silva, to the ground with a body shield to try and subdue him to take him to a medical evaluation.

On July 29, he had published an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun saying, “I’m distraught at the thought of our kids in the city missing more school.”

Even some families who already had one stay-at-home parent have been publicly distraught over the lack of safe, in-person instruction options for their children.

I have erred and am distraught in wretched and helpless ruin.

The ArgonauticaApollonius Rhodius

I am distraught,” he saith, “and I am in anguish;66 my heart leaps forth from my bosom.

She was so weary and distraught with the strain of nerves taut and vibrant with emotion, that she was by no means herself.

The BandboxLouis Joseph Vance

Again the long beseeching look, as of a distraught, pleading animal.

Sea and SardiniaD. H. Lawrence

But now he wandered away like one distraught, and the stable boy knew that something was wrong.

The Belton EstateAnthony Trollope

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