Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISTRESSES

My heart, as I have heretofore said, is a sincere sharer in all your distresses.

If well, whose modesty is it he distresses, but that of his own wife?

Everything that I have heard just now distresses me beyond measure.

What distresses him is to see that you have an aversion for him.

I will not lay my hands upon you again, since it distresses you.

Even of pictures, which bore me; even of music, which distresses me.

You are never the poorer for all the orphans you support, all the distresses you relieve.

I have alluded to the distresses of winter voyaging to Skye.

I went to visit the poor in their houses, assisting them in their distresses.

In these distresses Molly served him well, for she at least was universally loved.