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Meaning of “distress” - Learner’s Dictionary

distress

verb [T]     /dɪˈstres/
to make someone feel very upset or worried: It distressed me to see how ill she looked.Making people sad, shocked and upset
distressing adjective B2 a distressing experience
Translations of “distress”
in Korean 괴롭히다…
in Arabic يُقْلِق…
in Portuguese afligir, angustiar…
in Catalan afligir, angoixar…
in Japanese 悲惨な, 痛ましい…
in Italian addolorare, affliggere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使煩亂, 使焦慮,使憂慮…
in Russian мучить, тревожить…
in Turkish üzmek, acı vermek, sıkmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使烦乱, 使焦虑,使忧虑…
in Polish martwić…
(Definition of distress verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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