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Meaning of DISTRESSFUL

Pronunciation:  di'stresful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"
 

DISTRESSFUL is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: distressing, disturbing, heavy, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*tress"ful\, a.
Full of distress; causing, indicating, or attended with,
distress; as, a distressful situation. ``Some distressful
stroke.'' --Shak. ``Distressful cries.'' --Pope. --
{Dis*tress"ful*ly}, adv.



 

 

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