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Synonyms for distressed
dɪˈstrɛstdis·tressed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distressed, hard-pressed, hard put, in a bad way(p)adjective

    facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty

    "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"; "found themselves in a bad way financially"

    Antonyms:
    untroubled

  2. dysphoric, distressed, unhappyadjective

    generalized feeling of distress

    Synonyms:
    worried, disquieted, in a bad way(p), disturbed, infelicitous, unhappy, hard-pressed, dysphoric, hard put, stressed, upset

    Antonyms:
    untroubled

  3. stressed, distressedadjective

    suffering severe physical strain or distress

    "he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing"

    Synonyms:
    worried, disquieted, in a bad way(p), disturbed, accented, unhappy, hard-pressed, dysphoric, hard put, stressed, upset

    Antonyms:
    untroubled

  4. disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worriedadjective

    afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief

    "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children"

    Synonyms:
    stressed, disordered, mad, unhinged, upset, sick, overturned, worried, upturned, maladjusted, confused, apprehensive, brainsick, demented, unhappy, hard put, upset(a), broken, hard-pressed, crazy, disquieted, disturbed, unbalanced, in a bad way(p), dysphoric

    Antonyms:
    untroubled

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "distressed":

    dismayed, distress, bereaved, saddened, upset, appalled, troubled

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2535broken
#3304crazy
#4248mad
#4358sick
#6878confused
#7759disturbed
#8343worried
#9423upset
#10895stressed
#11950troubled
#12669distress
#13845uncomfortable
#14572unhappy
#17102miserable
#19943distressed
#20952dissatisfied
#26311accented
#28501unbalanced
#28812overturned
#30945wretched
#34500disordered
#37338dreary
#37521appalled
#38464demented
#39755saddened
#44288dismayed
#46890bereaved
#47106apprehensive
#55808disagreeable
#57035forlorn
#63360unhinged
#78487upturned
#94684discontented
#119598dysphoric
#158498maladjusted
#176112cheerless
#226799disquieted

How to use distressed in a sentence?

  1. Jaideep Pandit:

    Patients who were told about awareness before surgery were prepared and not distressed when they experienced it.

  2. Adam Lankford:

    There are several pathways we observe : antisocial individuals who are part of a gang, depressed and despondent persons who are highly distressed over a grievance and believe they have no future, and a small group of persons with severe mental illness that includes delusional thinking, in a workplace shooting, you want to look at the latter two as most likely.

  3. Doug Petno:

    Most of these clients are working with their banks way in advance of redeterminations, so it is compelling M&A, it is compelling asset sales, it is compelling discussions with private equity. But there is a lot of leverage, the most distressed clients know when they are going to be pinched... and are taking the steps to deal with it.

  4. Transport Minister James Macharia:

    Some of them, as you know, they are very distressed, they are in shock like we are. They are grieving.

  5. Michael Howell:

    Finland has a problem. Foreign outflows ... have accelerated in the wake of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, and what that's telling us is that probably distressed borrowers or consumers in Russia with investment or cash in Finland are pulling their cash back.


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