Definitions for distressed

Definitions for (adj) distressed

Main entry: unhappy, dysphoric, distressed

Definition: generalized feeling of distress

Main entry: distressed, disturbed, disquieted, upset, worried

Definition: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief

Usage: 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

Main entry: hard put, hard-pressed, in a bad way, distressed

Definition: facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty

Usage: distressed companies need loans and technical advice; financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices; we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment; found themselves in a bad way financially

Main entry: stressed, distressed

Definition: suffering severe physical strain or distress

Usage: he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing

Visual thesaurus for distressed