distressed

[ dih-strest ]SEE DEFINITION OF distressed

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISTRESSED

George was glad to have some one to talk to, but he was distressed by this narration of his landlady.

I was vexed and puzzled, and distressed, too, after sending John away as I had done.

She was so distressed to find that she no longer had strength to resist her pride.

When he at last reappeared he was white as wax, distressed, anxious, but still resolute.

Her face was so distressed that Linda's nimble brain flew to a conclusion.

A word of consolation, a caress, even from her mother, would have distressed her.

She wrung her hands in agony, distressed that she could not at once repair the evil she had done.

"Why, I brought home so much," he said, in a distressed tone.

John pleaded, holding her as if she were a distressed child.

What are kings made for, save to succor the feeble and distressed?

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISTRESSED

downtrodden

adjectiveafflicted, abused
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