1 to cause mental pain to; upset badly
2 usually passive to subject to financial or other trouble
3 to damage (esp. furniture), as by scratching or denting it, in order to make it appear older than it is
4 (Law) a less common word for →
7 the act of distressing or the state of being distressed
8 physical or financial trouble
in distress (of a ship, aircraft, etc.) in dire need of help
a the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of or in satisfaction of a debt, claim, etc.; distraint
b the property thus seized
c (U.S.) (as modifier) distress merchandise (C13: from Old French destresse distress, via Vulgar Latin, from Latin districtus divided in mind; see distrain)
distressing adj, n
n (U.S) goods sold at reduced prices in order to pay overdue debts, etc.
n a signal by radio, Very light, etc. from a ship or other vessel in need of immediate assistance
Diccionario de inglés definición
1 affliction, agony, anguish, anxiety, desolation, discomfort, grief, heartache, misery, pain, sadness, sorrow, suffering, torment, torture, woe, worry, wretchedness
2 adversity, calamity, destitution, difficulties, hardship, indigence, misfortune, need, poverty, privation, straits, trial, trouble
3 afflict, agonize, bother, disturb, grieve, harass, harrow, pain, perplex, sadden, torment, trouble, upset, worry, wound
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