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Synonyms for distraught
dɪˈstrɔtdis·traught

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Wiktionary

  1. distraughtadjective

    Synonyms:
    pained, distressed

  2. distraughtadjective

    Deeply hurt, saddened, or worried; distressed.

    His distraught widow cried for days, feeling very alone.

    Synonyms:
    pained, distressed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. distraught, overwroughtadjective

    deeply agitated especially from emotion

    "distraught with grief"

    Synonyms:
    overwrought

    Antonyms:
    unagitated

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "distraught":

    frantic, panicky, upset, desperate, disgusted

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How to use distraught in a sentence?

  1. Larry Rudolph:

    We had to pull her show because her meds stopped working and she was distraught over her dad's illness.

  2. Tommy Schaefer:

    I couldn't see for a moment because my eyes were so watery and I was distraught, I was in a state of mind, I had no idea what was happening. I was almost about to black out. And I grabbed it and I started swinging.

  3. Edward Berthelot/GC Images:

    I went out on call with a sergeant. We got a call of a man outside his house with a rifle that was distraught. We pulled up and did a U-turn past the house and came up short of the house. He told me to sit in the car, which I was gonna do. I wasn’t getting out, he got out. As he got out, another car came screaming up and two young people jumped out screaming. As it turned out, it was their grandfather. This policeman defused the entire situation by just remaining calm.

  4. Chris Coons:

    Jeff Flake said,' I'm concerned that we are tearing the country apart,' that the powerful testimony of Christine Blasey Ford did not seem to be taken seriously and investigated -- and that Judge Judge Kavanaugh and Judge Kavanaugh family were distraught by allegations that weren't credible.

  5. Cherelle Griner:

    I was distraught. I was hurt. I was done, fed up.


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