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distresses

noun
plural of distress

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a state of great suffering of body or mind
  • the upcoming bar exam is causing us considerable distress
  • the survivors were in extreme distress after having been stranded on the island for a week with no food

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distresses

verb
present tense third-person singular of distress

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“Distresses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distresses. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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