distressing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /dɪˈstres.ɪŋ/ (US also distressful)
B2 upsetting or ​worrying: The ​newsreports about the ​famine were very distressing. It was deeply distressing for him tosee his ​wife in such ​pain.
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of distressing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “distressing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人苦恼的, 令人担忧的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人苦惱的, 令人擔憂的…
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