distressful distressful

Definition(s):

  • (adj) causing distress or worry or anxiety

Usage(s):

  1. Gets him to rest, cramm'd with distressful bread; Never sees horrid night, the child of hell, But, like a lackey, from the rise to set Sweats in the eye of Phoebus and all night.
  2. In his round of Southeast Asia, PTI Correspondent Sam Welles visited Burma, reported: Burma is the most distressful country that ever I have seen.
  3. Ireland is still a most distressful country.

News

  • Rose McGowan Witnesses “Knockout Game” Beating

    Rose McGowan has claimed that she personally witnessed a distressful “knockout game” attack in LA, Thursday. McGowan was going about her business when a masked man suddenly appeared and walloped an unsuspecting elderly man in the head before fleeing the …
    on January 4, 2014     Source: WebProNews

Quotes

  1. "Distressful and regrettable incidents have been occurring, and it's a problem that we need to take seriously," Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said this week. "We need to strengthen cooperation between police, officials ...... and...
    on Dec 9, 2005 By: Junichiro Koizumi Source: USA Today

  2. The committee's overt partisanship "is new, at least to my mind, and it's distressful, because this is one area where partisanship does not belong," said Thomas H. Kean, the former Republican governor of New Jersey who chaired the widely praised...
    on Mar 11, 2006 By: Thomas Kean Source: Washington Post

  3. "Violation of the politics of 'consensus, cooperation and unity' by the Maoists is the most distressful factor for me" Koirala said.
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Girija Prasad Koirala Source: Kantipur Online

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