Pronunciation of Distressed
/dɪstɹˈɛst/, /dɪstɹˈɛst/, /d_ɪ_s_t_ɹ_ˈɛ_s_t/
Synonyms for distressed:
footsore, uncomfortable, miserable, fleecy, sad, tie-dyed, woollen, quilted, woolen, tweedy, three-ply, woolly, brushed, fibrous, diaphanous, saddle sore, woven, rainproof, colorfast, afraid, creased, agonised, filmy, stretchy, fire-retardant, stonewashed.
Other synonyms and related words:
mad, upset, miserable, cellular, crisp, pitiful, unhinged, stretch, concerned, in trouble, anxious, nervous, sick, worried, broken, afraid, rainproof, brushed, demented, crazy, disturbed, hard put, uneasy, colorfast, maladjusted, sheer, dolorous, disquieted, wretched, apprehensive, infelicitous, bad, upturned, fleecy, agitated, disordered, lacy, silken, diaphanous, creased, confused, woolen, agonised, dysphoric, hard-pressed, brainsick, plush, unbalanced, fire-retardant, accented, fibrous, uncomfortable, tweedy, sad, Breathable, solicitous, overturned, stressed, loose, troubled, disappointed, filmy, in a bad way, footsore, unhappy, unsettled.
destitute, dilapidated, penniless, down-and-out, have-not, shabby, poor, busted, beggarly, homeless, hand-to-mouth, embarrassed, scruffy, squalid, pauper, bereft, penurious, poverty-stricken, impoverished, bankrupt.
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Sense 4 (noun)
avenged, corrected, tried, Keelhauled, chastened, disciplined, Judged, burdened, reprised, imprisoned, persecuted, Sentenced, Pilloried, punished, penalized, Crucified, chastised, executed, Castigated, fined, Incarcerated, confined, lambasted.
Usage examples for distressed:
- Annette grew cold and visibly distressed by her consciousness of it. - "The Short Works of George Meredith", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
- I was distressed, too, because once more I had missed Romance by an inch. - "Romance", Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer.
- Malling took in to supper a Mrs. Armitage, a great friend of Lady Sophia's, and she made no secret of the fact that Lady Sophia was greatly distressed. - "The Dweller on the Threshold", Robert Smythe Hichens.