Translation of "distress" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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distressnoun [ U ]

uk /dɪˈstres/ us /dɪˈstres/

C1 a feeling of extreme worry, sadness, or pain

She claimed that the way she had been treated at work had caused her extreme emotional and psychological distress. 她说自己在工作中受到的待遇让她在情感和心理上都感到非常痛苦。
Many of the horses were showing signs of distress at the end of the race. 比赛接近尾声时,许多马匹都表现出非常痛苦的样子。

C2 a situation in which you are suffering or are in great danger and therefore in urgent need of help

Six people were rescued by helicopter from a fishing boat in distress off the coast. 直升机从康沃尔郡海岸附近的一艘遇险渔船上救出了6个人。
a distress signal 求救信号

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distressverb [ T ]

uk /dɪˈstres/ us /dɪˈstres/

to make someone feel very upset or worried

I hope I haven't distressed you with all these personal questions. 我希望我问的这些私人问题没有让你心烦。

(Translation of “distress” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)