from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Suffering distress: the distressed parents of wayward youths.
- adj. Damaged or previously used: distressed merchandise.
- adj. Having been foreclosed and offered for sale, usually at a price below market value: distressed real estate.
- adj. Intentionally marred or faded to convey an antique or used look: distressed furniture; distressed denim.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. anxious or uneasy
- adj. damaged
- adj. offered for sale after foreclosure
- adj. faded or abused in order to appear old, or antique
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of distress.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty.
- adj. experienceing a generalized feeling of distress.
- adj. suffering severe physical strain or discomfort.
- adj. emotionally upset.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Suffering distress; exciting pity; miserable: as, a poor distressed object of charity. Also distrest.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. generalized feeling of distress
- adj. suffering severe physical strain or distress
- adj. facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty
- adj. afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
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