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great pain, anxiety, or sorrow; acute physical or mental suffering; affliction; trouble.
a state of extreme necessity or misfortune.
the state of a ship or airplane requiring immediate assistance, as when on fire in transit.
that which causes pain, suffering, trouble, danger, etc.
liability or exposure to pain, suffering, trouble, etc.; danger: a damsel in distress.
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Distress may refer to: Look up distress in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Distress ( medicine), an aversive state in which a person shows maladaptive behaviors ...

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Distress definition, great pain, anxiety, or sorrow; acute physical or mental suffering; affliction; trouble. See more.

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distress definition, meaning, what is distress: a feeling of extreme worry, sadness, or pain: . Learn more.

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Define distress: unhappiness or pain : suffering that affects the mind or body — distress in a sentence.

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See the word stress hanging out at the end of distress? There's a good reason for that. The noun distress refers to a state of severe anxiety or strain, often ...

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extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain:, Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.

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tr.v. dis·tressed, dis·tress·ing, dis·tress·es. 1. To cause strain, anxiety, or suffering to. See Synonyms at trouble. 2. To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for ...

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risk for spiritual distress a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as being at risk for an altered state of ...