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Synonym of Distressed

Distressed Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
abashed, afflicted, agitated, agonized, annoyed, anxious, badly off, beset, bothered, cast down, chagrined, chapfallen, confused, convulsed, crucified, discomfited, discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted, disquieted, distracted, distrait, disturbed, down to bedrock, embarrassed, feeling the pinch, harassed, hard up, harrowed, hung up, hurt, hurting, ill at ease, ill off, impecunious, in Queer Street, in distress, in narrow circumstances, in pain, in reduced circumstances, in straitened circumstances, inconvenienced, irked, lacerated, land-poor, martyred, martyrized, mortified, narrow, on the edge, on the rack, out of countenance, out of pocket, pained, perturbed, pinched, plagued, poor, poorly off, put to it, put-out, put-upon, puzzled, racked, reduced, short, short of cash, short of funds, short of money, sore beset, squeezed, straitened, strapped, suffering, tormented, tortured, troubled, twisted, uncomfortable, under the harrow, uneasy, unmoneyed, unprosperous, upset, vexed, worried, wounded, wrung,


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1. facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; "the troubled car industry"; "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage paymentng"; "it was apparent that the magazine was in trouble"; "found themselves in a bad way financially"
(synonym) hard-pressed, hard put, in a bad way(p), in trouble(p)
(similar) troubled
2. generalized feeling of distress
(synonym) dysphoric, unhappy
(see-also) dejected
3. suffering severe physical strain or distress; "he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing"; "the victim was in a bad way and needed immediate attention"
(synonym) stressed, in a bad way(p)
(similar) troubled
4. 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"
(synonym) disquieted, disturbed, upset, worried
(similar) troubled


1. psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress"
(synonym) hurt, suffering
(hypernym) pain, painfulness
(hyponym) anguish, torment, torture
2. a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need); "a ship in distress"; "she was the classic maiden in distress"
(hypernym) adversity, hardship, hard knocks
(hyponym) anguish
3. extreme physical pain; "the patient appeared to be in distress"
(hypernym) pain, hurting
4. the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; "Originally distress was a landloard's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"
(synonym) distraint
(hypernym) seizure

1. cause mental pain to; "The news of her child's illness distressed the mother"
(hypernym) disturb, upset, trouble
(hyponym) besiege
(derivation) hurt, suffering

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