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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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#12669distress
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#17102miserable
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#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. Clare Boothe Luce:

    No woman has ever so comforted the distressed or distressed the comfortable. -- On Eleanor Roosevelt

  2. Lynn Bufka:

    Information on the Internet is overwhelming and can make you even more anxious and distressed, articles may not provide you with anything helpful. They may not tell you specifically what you should be doing.

  3. Michelle Lugones:

    It's very likely that cats suffer just as much from fireworks phobia as dogs, but since cats tend to be more independent in the home and usually run and hide during fearful situations, their owners may just not realize that they are distressed from fireworks.

  4. Joel Smith:

    Mr Sarao is understandably distressed. His mental health is fragile. It adds to the stress and strain these proceedings have put on him.

  5. Victoria Valentino:

    I am deeply distressed about the injustice of the whole thing, he's a sociopath. He's a serial rapist.

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