OTHER WORDS FROM distressfuldis·tress·ful·ly, adverbdis·tress·ful·ness, noun
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How to use distressful in a sentence
Hardly had he uttered these distressful exclamations when a prolonged note of melody caught his ear.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
At the edge of a small field lying close to the road was a negro's cabin, and from that quarter came the dog's distressful outcry.An Arkansas Planter|Opie Percival Read
Half-way down the walk he paused, picked up a snail that had crawled out upon the distressful sand.Cursed|George Allan England
A cold dampness settled upon his forehead, his limbs trembled violently, and distressful sighs issued from his heaving breast.Wild Western Scenes|John Beauchamp Jones
Their distressful needs are in danger of being left aside in the pressure of other worthy appeals for aid.