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distressful

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adjective dis·tress·ful \di-ˈstres-fəl\

Definition of distressful

  1. :  causing distress :  full of distress

distressfully

play \-fə-lē\ adverb

distressfulness

noun


Examples of distressful in a sentence

  1. <the distressful period during which we waited to learn who had made the cut>

  2. <the distressful living conditions in the refugee camp>



1591

First Known Use of distressful

1591



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