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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to distressful, such as: anxious, disquieting, disruptive, distressing, nervous, and perturbing.

How to use distressful in a sentence

  • Hardly had he uttered these distressful exclamations when a prolonged note of melody caught his ear.

  • At the edge of a small field lying close to the road was a negro's cabin, and from that quarter came the dog's distressful outcry.

    An Arkansas Planter | Opie Percival Read
  • Half-way down the walk he paused, picked up a snail that had crawled out upon the distressful sand.

    Cursed | George Allan England

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