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distressful

adjective

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1 marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings
  • the distressful period during which we waited to learn who had made the cut

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The first known use of distressful was in 1591

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“Distressful.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distressful. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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