Translation of "distress" - English-Italian dictionary

distress

noun [ no plural ] uk /dɪˈstres/ us /dɪˈstres/

the feeling of being very upset or worried

pena, afflizione
The newspaper reports caused her a great deal of distress. Gli articoli sul giornale le hanno causato molta pena.

the fact of someone or something being in danger and needing help

pericolo
an aircraft in distress un velivolo in pericolo
verb uk /dɪˈstres/ us /dɪˈstres/

to make someone feel upset or worried

addolorare, affliggere, angosciare
The news distressed her. La notizia l’ha angosciata
distressing adjective /dɪˈstres·ɪŋ/ /dɪˈstres·ɪŋ/

penoso, angosciante
a distressing experience un’esperienza angosciante

(Translation of “distress” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)