OTHER WORDS FROM distresseddis·tress·ed·ly [dih-stres-id-lee, -strest-lee], /dɪˈstrɛs ɪd li, -ˈstrɛst li/, adverbdis·tress·ed·ness, nounqua·si-dis·tressed, adjectiveun·dis·tressed, adjective
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When I was young and relatives talked to my older brother and me about it, wanting to share who our father was and express their own sense of loss, I often felt confused and distressed.What happens to our lost childhood memories? Motherhood sent me looking for answers.|Missy Ryan|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
This client is distressed with all the changes in his work environment due to the coronavirus pandemic.Video conferences are here to stay, even after we go back to the office. Get used to it.|Karla Miller|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
When officers tried to “secure her,” Anderson said, the distressed girl ran away.Rochester police handcuffed and pepper-sprayed a 9-year-old girl, body-cam footage shows|Jaclyn Peiser|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Certain factors put some students at greater risk of feeling highly distressed.The COVID-19 pandemic made U.S. college students’ mental health even worse|Sujata Gupta|January 22, 2021|Science News
Rechnitz has said that some of the state’s inspection findings over the years came shortly after he purchased distressed facilities and before he had time to turn them around.Profit and pain: How California’s largest nursing home chain amassed millions as scrutiny mounted|Debbie Cenziper, Joel Jacobs, Alice Crites, Will Englund|December 31, 2020|Washington Post
Now the center was being used for “Ebola orphans” – lost children, shunned children, distressed children.
But his recent Twitter feed, filled with dozens of angry and depressed rants, showed Fryberg was distressed.The Homecoming Prince Who Tweeted His Killing Spree|Brandy Zadrozny|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When told that the Gathering was back in her area, she was distressed.A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos|Steve Miller|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I thought, who do I want to know the most about, distressed or violent or crazy people?Surviving War Doesn’t Turn All Veterans into Victims, Sometimes it Helps Them Grow|David Morris|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet they were also distressed and filled with envy over the slightest inequalities that remained.
He became irritable, distressed, and anxious—struggled hard to get the needful sum together, struggled and strove; but failed.
The visitors, seeing how distressed the General was, by tacit consent avoided the subject, but everyone felt the dampening effect.Uncanny Tales|Various
Before the distressed landlord could utter a word, the stranger had wheeled about again to face Garnache.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Gilbert's place was vacant, and the fear that had distressed her so much on the previous night returned with redoubled force.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
That the p. 119occurrence could have happened during his management distressed him greatly I know.