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Synonyms for distressful
dɪˈstrɛs fəldis·tress·ful

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  1. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worryingadjective

    causing distress or worry or anxiety

    "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"

    Synonyms:
    perturbing, unreassuring, worrying, deplorable, sorry, sad, disturbing, lamentable, worrisome, troubling, distressing, pitiful

    Antonyms:
    light

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