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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Causing worry or anxiety.

Usage examples (38)
  • Adjective : the distressful circumstances of poverty and sickness. ,a distressful cry
  • "No, no," he exclaimed in distressful tones, "I cannot have that, but you must leave us.
  • By mistake the "distressful" orator had put one ten-pound note into his parcel!
  • If you find my use of a blog name 'distressful', then you're just too easily distressed. for more
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