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distraught

adjective

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feeling overwhelming fear or worry
  • distraught relatives waiting to learn whether there were any survivors of the plane crash

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“Distraught.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distraught. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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