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Synonyms for distressed
dɪˈstrɛst

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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, unhappy(adj)

    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, distressed(adj)

    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, worried(adj)

    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

How to pronounce distressed?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say distressed in sign language?

  1. distressed

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#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. Alexandre Nobre:

    We view distressed credit as less of a bargain opportunity lasting a couple of years, and more like a structural play, the ongoing downturn only accelerates the process and validates a long-term bet on the sector.

  2. Jeremy Fraiberg:

    We may see an uptick in certain kinds of strategic investments for companies that are cash-strapped and could use a Warren Buffett-like injection, for General M&A, non-distressed M&A, and IPO activity for the foreseeable future until we have a better handle on things, it seems like all bets are off.

  3. 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.

  4. Michael Hasenstab:

    We have invested in distressed debt and have gone through some tough restructurings, but I still don't feel comfortable enough to step into Venezuela.

  5. Angie Johnston:

    A lot more work is going to be needed. For instance, this study used a method where dogs were either in the condition where the guardian hummed' Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' or they were in the condition where the owner made distressed noises, but it would be really interesting to look, across dogs, at how in one particular dog at a time, how the context affects how much they help, it would be really useful to know down the line what could we as humans do to get the effective helpful responses from dogs.


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