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Meaning of DISTRAUGHT

Pronunciation:  di'strot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  deeply agitated especially from emotion; "distraught with grief"
 

DISTRAUGHT is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: agitated, overwrought
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*traught"\, p. p. & a. [OE. distract, distrauht.
See {Distract}, a.]
1. Torn asunder; separated. [Obs.] ``His greedy throat . . .
   distraught.'' --Spenser.

2. Distracted; perplexed. ``Distraught twixt fear and pity.''
   --Spenser.

         As if thou wert distraught and mad with terror.
                                               --Shak.

         To doubt betwixt our senses and our souls Which are
         the most distraught and full of pain. --Mrs.
                                               Browning.

 
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