distressing (Meaning)

Wordnet

distressing (s)

causing distress or worry or anxiety

bad; unfortunate

Webster

distressing (p. pr. & vb. n.)

of Distress

Webster

distressing (a.)

Causing distress; painful; unpleasant.

Webster

distressing (adv.)

In a distressing manner.

distressing Sentence Examples

  1. The distressing news of the plane crash left the families of the victims in a state of shock and grief.
  2. The parents went through a distressing period when their child was diagnosed with a rare disease.
  3. The loud noises and flashing lights during the thunderstorm were distressing for the dog, causing it to bark and pace anxiously.
  4. The distressing sight of the injured birds and animals in the aftermath of the oil spill prompted volunteers to come together and help.
  5. The distressing realization that he had lost his job after many years of service weighed heavily on his mind.
  6. The distressing images of poverty and homelessness in the city center sparked a conversation about social inequality and the need for action.
  7. The elderly man's distressing decline in health was a difficult experience for his family and friends, who provided constant care and support.
  8. The distressing news of the failed peace talks brought a wave of pessimism and disappointment among the citizens.
  9. The distressing situation of the refugees fleeing war and persecution in their home countries brought to light the importance of humanitarian aid and global cooperation.
  10. The distressing thought of not being able to pay the rent and provide for his family kept him awake at night.

FAQs About the word distressing

causing distress or worry or anxiety, bad; unfortunateof Distress, Causing distress; painful; unpleasant., In a distressing manner.

frightening, troubling, unsettling,disturbing, nasty, horrible, disquieting, discouraging, terrible, perturbing

reassuring,reassuring, settling, soothing, settling, soothing, calming, consoling, comforting,calming

The distressing news of the plane crash left the families of the victims in a state of shock and grief.

The parents went through a distressing period when their child was diagnosed with a rare disease.

The loud noises and flashing lights during the thunderstorm were distressing for the dog, causing it to bark and pace anxiously.

The distressing sight of the injured birds and animals in the aftermath of the oil spill prompted volunteers to come together and help.