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Synonyms for distressed

Synonyms for (adjective) distressed

Synonyms: distressed, disturbed, disquieted, upset, worried Definition: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief Usage: 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

Similar words: troubled Definition: characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need Usage: troubled areas; fell into a troubled sleep; a troubled expression; troubled teenagers

Synonyms: hard put, hard-pressed, in a bad way, distressed Definition: facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty Usage: 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

Similar words: troubled Definition: characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need Usage: troubled areas; fell into a troubled sleep; a troubled expression; troubled teenagers

Synonyms: stressed, distressed Definition: suffering severe physical strain or distress Usage: he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing

Similar words: troubled Definition: characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need Usage: troubled areas; fell into a troubled sleep; a troubled expression; troubled teenagers