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I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle, so all is peace.
Edward Lear

Meaning of "distressed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISTRESSED

distressed  [dɪˈstrɛst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISTRESSED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Distressed is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES DISTRESSED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of distressed in the English dictionary

The first definition of distressed in the dictionary is much troubled; upset; afflicted. Other definition of distressed is in financial straits; poor. Distressed is also having signs of ageing artificially applied.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISTRESSED


abreast
əˈbrɛst
armrest
ˈɑːmˌrɛst
arrest
əˈrɛst
breast
brɛst
Brest
brɛst
Bucharest
ˌbuːkəˈrɛst
compressed
kəmˈprɛst
crest
krɛst
depressed
dɪˈprɛst
dressed
drɛst
headrest
ˈhɛdˌrɛst
impressed
ɪmˈprɛst
prest
prɛst
rest
rɛst
stressed
strɛst
tressed
trɛst
undressed
ʌnˈdrɛst
unrest
ʌnˈrɛst
unstressed
ʌnˈstrɛst
untressed
ʌnˈtrɛst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISTRESSED

distraint
distrait
distraught
distraughtly
distress
distress call
distress merchandise
distress rocket
distress sale
distress signal
distresser
distressful
distressfully
distressing
distressingly
distribuend
distributable
distributaries
distributary
distribute

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISTRESSED

abscessed
all-dressed
blessed
hard-pressed
Islands of the Blessed
obsessed
oppressed
overdressed
possessed
pressed
processed
professed
recessed
self-addressed
self-professed
the blessed
to be sadly missed
unexpressed
unimpressed
unprocessed
well-dressed

Synonyms and antonyms of distressed in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISTRESSED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «distressed» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of distressed

Translation of «distressed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISTRESSED

Find out the translation of distressed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of distressed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «distressed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

心烦的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aflijido
570 millions of speakers

English

distressed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यथित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بالأسى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

огорчен
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aflito
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিপদ সংকেত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

affligé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Isyarat kesusahan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verstört
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

悲嘆にくれて
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

괴로워하는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sinyal susah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đau khổ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துயர சிக்னல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुःख सिग्नल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tehlike sinyali
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

angosciato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zmartwiony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

засмучений
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

distressed
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αναξιοπαθούντα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nood
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nödställda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

distressed
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of distressed

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISTRESSED»

The term «distressed» is very widely used and occupies the 15.999 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISTRESSED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about distressed

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10 QUOTES WITH «DISTRESSED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word distressed.
1
Peter Akinola
We are distressed by the unilateral actions of those provinces that are clearly determined to redefine what our common faith was once.
2
Ray Brown
A 'For Sale' sign in your yard during the holidays is like a 'kick me' sign. You are telling buyers you are a distressed seller.
3
Joseph Butler
Pain and sorrow and misery have a right to our assistance: compassion puts us in mind of the debt, and that we owe it to ourselves as well as to the distressed.
4
William Cowper
Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
5
Monica Crowley
In the Hillary Clinton model, the wife chooses to support the straying husband while wearing a distressed and presumably pained expression in public. She stays in the marriage as a way to serve both her personal ambition as well as their shared ambition to achieve ever-greater positions of power and influence.
6
Frans de Waal
It is well known that apes in the wild offer spontaneous assistance to each other, defending against leopards, say, or consoling distressed companions with tender embraces.
7
Anthony Horowitz
With every year that passes, I get further away from my target audience, and while I've been happy to think of myself as a father figure to these kids, I'd be a little distressed to be thought of as a grandfather figure.
8
Edward Lear
I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle, so all is peace.
9
Andrew Lincoln
I would find myself getting deeply distressed if I lived in hindsight all the time.
10
David J. C. MacKay
I was distressed by the poor quality of the debate surrounding energy. I was also noticing so much green wash from politicians and big business. I was tired of the debate - the extremism, the nimbyism, the hair shirt. We need a constructive conversation about energy, not a Punch and Judy show. I just wanted to try to reboot the whole debate.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISTRESSED»

Discover the use of distressed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to distressed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Distressed Debt Analysis: Strategies for Speculative Investors
'Distressed Debt Analysis' is an essential reference for anyone involved in the valuation, bankruptcy, or restructuring of US-domiciled businesses.
Stephen G. Moyer, 2004
2
Bankruptcy Investing - How to Profit from Distressed Companies
This topical and easily understood handbook explains how bankruptcy can affect a corporation and its capital structure and how investors can profit from the corporate bankruptcy process.
Ben Branch, Hugh Ray, 2007
3
Distressed Investment Banking: To the Abyss and Back
The definitive work on the role of the investment banker in a troubled company situation.
Henry F. Owsley, Peter S. Kaufman, 2005
4
Integrating Distressed Urban Areas
This study describes the phenomenon of distresses urban areas and analyses policies implemented in OECD countries, so as to come up with multisectoral policies that are better suited to the problems.
OECD, 1998
5
The Art of Distressed M&A: Buying, Selling, and Financing ...
This comprehensive guide enables you to: Understand the roles, rights, and responsibilities of debtors, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, advisors, trustees, and bankruptcy courts Navigate through complicated valuation, financing, ...
H. Peter Nesvold, Jeffrey Anapolsky, Alexandra Reed Lajoux, 2011
6
Bankruptcy & Distressed Restructurings: Analytical Issues ...
"Bankruptcy & Distressed Restructurings: Analytical Issues and Investment Opportunities" compiles the insights of more than 30 experts from both the practitioner and academic communities on a multitude of subjects including bankruptcy and ...
Edward I. Altman, 1998
7
Japan's Distressed Debt Market
Sizable risk capital from outside may be necessary to accelerate Japan's corporate restructuring to replace the stock of impaired bank loans. To attract risk capital, impaired loans must find market-clearing prices.
‎2004
8
Parental Psychiatric Disorder: Distressed Parents and their ...
'A unique and innovative approach to family issues in psychiatric disorders. The authors tackle a broad range of complex issues that are rarely covered in the depth or with the expertise that this volume brings.
Michael Göpfert, Jeni Webster, Mary V. Seeman, 2004
9
The Dark Side of Valuation: Valuing Young, Distressed, and ...
In this thoroughly revised edition, he broadens his perspective to consider all companies that resist easy valuation, highlighting specific types of hard-to-value firms, including commodity firms, cyclical companies, financial services ...
Aswath Damodaran, 2009
10
Working with Distressed Young People
Anyone working in the caring professions and education who wishes to understand the causes of difficult, disturbing and dangerous behaviour in young people and to find out how to change it, will find this book useful.
Bob Harris, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISTRESSED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term distressed is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Greece Too Distressed for Distressed-Debt Funds as Default Looms
“Greece is too risky right now,” said Anthony Robertson, head of global leveraged finance including distressed investments at BlueBay Asset ... «Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, Jul 15»
2
Agencies Publish Annual List of Nonmetropolitan Distressed and …
Checklist Three federal government agencies announced on Wednesday that the 2015 list of distressed or underserved nonmetropolitan ... «DSNews.com, Jul 15»
3
PICS: Distressed 15m humpback whale rescued
Cape Town - It took 40mins to rescue a 15-metre humback whale after it had become entangled in the ropes and buoys of a Rock lobster ... «News24, Jul 15»
4
Lexington Co. deputy helps rescue distressed swimmer during traffic …
Koon said Zylstra gave the life vest to a woman so she could get into the water and try to assist the distressed swimmer. The high waves kept her from reaching ... «WIS, Jul 15»
5
This map shows which US states are in the most economic distress
... the states according to the percentage of population who lives in a ZIP code that falls into the top 15% of distressed ZIP codes in the US. «Business Insider, Jul 15»
6
Police use Taser to restrain distressed man with metal bar after shop …
A shop worker says he dialled 999 a dozen times after a distressed man with a metal bar entered his store. Police arrived on Greenheys Lane ... «Manchester Evening News, Jul 15»
7
Distressed Over Symphony Cuts
My mom is a retiree residing at Seabury in Bloomfield. She's loves the Hartford Symphony, as do so many of her neighbors. The symphony's ... «Hartford Courant, Jul 15»
8
Weighed down by regulatory problems, distressed asset market …
This would require participation from entities such as private equity and distressed assets funds," said the study. Crisil estimates ARCs will be ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
9
Fitch Downgrades 3 Distressed Classes of MLMT 2007-C1
The downgrades to the already distressed classes are due to a greater certainty of losses as the transaction collateral nears its 10 year balloon ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
10
Arizona ranks high on 'economically distressed' list
Flagstaff also made the list, and Tucson was in the 'Top 10 Most Distressed Large Cities.' "I've been there, been many a times, been without ... «KPHO Phoenix, Jul 15»

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