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When I was young and relatives talked to my older brother and me about it, wanting to share who our father was and express their own sense of loss, I often felt confused and distressed.
WHAT HAPPENS TO OUR LOST CHILDHOOD MEMORIES? MOTHERHOOD SENT ME LOOKING FOR ANSWERS.MISSY RYANFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This client is distressed with all the changes in his work environment due to the coronavirus pandemic.
VIDEO CONFERENCES ARE HERE TO STAY, EVEN AFTER WE GO BACK TO THE OFFICE. GET USED TO IT.KARLA MILLERFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When officers tried to “secure her,” Anderson said, the distressed girl ran away.
ROCHESTER POLICE HANDCUFFED AND PEPPER-SPRAYED A 9-YEAR-OLD GIRL, BODY-CAM FOOTAGE SHOWSJACLYN PEISERFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Certain factors put some students at greater risk of feeling highly distressed.
THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC MADE U.S. COLLEGE STUDENTS’ MENTAL HEALTH EVEN WORSESUJATA GUPTAJANUARY 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Rechnitz has said that some of the state’s inspection findings over the years came shortly after he purchased distressed facilities and before he had time to turn them around.
PROFIT AND PAIN: HOW CALIFORNIA’S LARGEST NURSING HOME CHAIN AMASSED MILLIONS AS SCRUTINY MOUNTEDDEBBIE CENZIPER, JOEL JACOBS, ALICE CRITES, WILL ENGLUNDDECEMBER 31, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I talked to a woman who fell in love with her mailman, and a postal carrier who grew distressed at how little her rural community seemed to be taking Covid-19 seriously.
STORIES FROM A LOST YEAREMILY VANDERWERFFDECEMBER 31, 2020VOX
Traditionally, urban planners and developers working in distressed communities prioritize new housing to grow the population, which they hope will attract commercial development.
THESE CITIES TRIED TO TACKLE DISINVESTMENT. HERE ARE LESSONS FROM WHAT HAPPENED.BY HARU CORYNE AND TONY BRISCOEDECEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
The ratings agencies are keeping a close eye on companies they consider distressed to see how they fare in 2021.
14 OF THE BIGGEST BANKRUPTCIES OF 2020—AND WHO MIGHT BE NEXT IN 2021PHIL WAHBADECEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
In 2008, Esposito began buying distressed properties on the West Side, and by 2016 he owned or co-owned at least 10.
HOW A CHICAGO POLITICAL HANGOUT WENT FROM BUSTLING TO BOARDED-UP — EVEN AFTER THE CITY PROMISED HELPBY MICK DUMKEDECEMBER 17, 2020PROPUBLICA
I think it is perfectly plausible and very likely that this dog was distressed and upset and trying to find home.
A DOG WAS MISSING FOR WEEKS. THEN IT WANDERED INTO WALMART AND FOUND ITS OWNER WORKING AT THE REGISTER.SYDNEY PAGEDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO DISTRESSED

  • adverse
  • disagreeable
  • discouraged
  • discouraging
  • displeasing
  • distressed
  • gloomy
  • grim
  • melancholy
  • troubled
  • troubling
  • unfavorable
  • unfortunate
  • unhappy
  • unpleasant
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