HyperDic: distressful

English > 1 sense of the word distressful:
ADJECTIVEalldistressful, distressing, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worryingcausing distress or worry or anxiety
English > distressful: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCausing distress or worry or anxiety.
Example "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"
Synonymsdistressing, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying
Broaderheavymarked by great psychological weight
Spanishdoloroso, inquietante, lamentable, penoso, perturbador, preocupante, triste
Catalandolorós, inquietant, lamentable, penós, preocupant, trist
Nounsdistressfulnessthe quality of arousing fear or distress
Adverbsdistressfullywith distress

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