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distressedadjective

uk   us   /dɪˈstrest/
C1 upset or worried: She was deeply distressed by the news of his death. having problems because of having too little money: They are taking steps to stimulate business development in (economically) distressed areas of the country. a distressed material has been treated to make it look as if it has been used for a long time: distressed denim distressed leather chairs
Translations of “distressed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使煩亂, 使焦慮,使憂慮, 拮据的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使烦乱, 使焦虑,使忧虑, 拮据的…
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