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Definitions of distress:

part of speech: noun

Physical or mental anguish.

part of speech: noun

Extreme pain: that which causes suffering: calamity: misfortune: a state of danger: act of distraining goods.

part of speech: verb transitive

To inflict pain or suffering upon; grieve.

part of speech: verb transitive

To afflict with pain or suffering: to harass: to grieve: to distrain.

part of speech: noun

Extreme pain of body; anguish of mind; calamity; adversity, misfortune; poverty; destitution; a state of danger; the act of taking goods for rent, & c.

part of speech: adjective

Distressful.

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