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dis·tressed

 (dĭ-strĕst′)
adj.
1. Suffering distress: the distressed parents of wayward youths.
2.
a. Economically blighted; impoverished: distressed communities.
b. At risk of being foreclosed on: distressed real estate.
c. For sale at a low price, as from being damaged, especially at a price below market value: distressed merchandise.
3. Intentionally marred or faded to convey an antique or used look: distressed furniture; distressed denim.

distressed

(dɪˈstrɛst)
adj
1. much troubled; upset; afflicted
2. (Social Welfare) in financial straits; poor
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (of furniture, fabric, etc) having signs of ageing artificially applied
4. (Furniture) (of furniture, fabric, etc) having signs of ageing artificially applied
5. (Economics) economics another word for depressed4

dis•tressed

(dɪˈstrɛst)

adj.
1. suffering from distress.
2. (of merchandise or property for sale) damaged, out-of-date, or used.
3. (of furniture or wood) purposely blemished or marred so as to give an antique appearance.
4. (of fabric or clothing) processed or treated to appear faded or wrinkled, as if from long, steady use.
[1580–90]
dis•tress′ed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.distressed - facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"; "found themselves in a bad way financially"
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
2.distressed - generalized feeling of distressdistressed - generalized feeling of distress  
dejected - affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"
unhappy - experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"
3.distressed - suffering severe physical strain or distress; "he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing"
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
4.distressed - afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or griefdistressed - afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children"
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"

distressed

adjective
2. poverty-stricken, poor, impoverished, needy, destitute, indigent, down at heel, straitened, penurious investment in the nation's distressed areas

distressed

adjective
In a state of anxiety or uneasiness:
Translations

distressed

[dɪsˈtrest] ADJ
1. (= upset) → afligido, angustiado
I am very distressed at the newsestoy muy afligido por la noticia
I am distressed to hear thatlamento profundamente enterarme de que ...
2. (o.f.) (= poverty-stricken) in distressed circumstancesen penuria económica, en dificultades económicas

distressed

[dɪˈstrɛst] adj
(= upset) [person] → bouleversé(e)
to be distressed about sth → être bouleversé(e) par qch
to be distressed to see sth → être bouleversé(e) de voir qch
(= poor) [person, family] → dans le besoin
distressed area (British)zone sinistrée
(= artificially aged) [denim, jeans] → vieilli(e); [paintwork] → patiné(e)

distressed

adj
(= upset)bekümmert; (= grief-stricken)erschüttert (about von)
(= poverty-stricken) distressed areaNotstandsgebiet nt

distressed

[dɪsˈtrɛst] adj (upset) → addolorato/a; (poor) → bisognoso/a
distressed area → zona sinistrata

distressed

a. adolorido-a, angustiado-a, afligido-a.
References in classic literature ?
Because she's too fond of you to let you be distressed about her.
I am quite well; I am only distressed by some dreadful news which I have just received from Longbourn.
The last time you were so good as to come to this house, do you remember how Magdalen embarrassed and distressed us by questioning you about her right to bear her father's name?
But the principal failing occurred in the sailing, And the Bellman, perplexed and distressed, Said he had hoped, at least, when the wind blew due East, That the ship would not travel due West!
When she did understand it, however, and found herself expected to believe that she had created sensations which his heart had never known before, and that everything he had done for William was to be placed to the account of his excessive and unequalled attachment to her, she was exceedingly distressed, and for some moments unable to speak.
Dashwood, whose eyes, as she answered the servant's inquiry, had intuitively taken the same direction, was shocked to perceive by Elinor's countenance how much she really suffered, and a moment afterwards, alike distressed by Marianne's situation, knew not on which child to bestow her principal attention.
HealthDay News | NYT Syndicate SERIOUSLY distressed cancer patients appear to miss more appointments and have more hospital admissions during treatment, a new study finds.
Construction industry was particularly badly hit with companies in the sector accounting for more than a quarter of all the "critically" distressed businesses in Yorkshire.
Doctors are always considered to be the saviours of the sick and the distressed.
Global Banking News-January 14, 2016--PIMCO names EVP and portfolio manager for distressed credit
It has been widely noted that distressed properties (short sales and real estate--owned [REO] sales) tend to sell for lower prices than their non-distressed neighbors.
com)-- According to the Central Coast Regional Multiple Listing Service, distressed properties make up only 6% of the available listings on the market in San Luis Obispo today.