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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
distressing /dis'tresiɳ/
  • tính từ ((cũng) distressful)
    • làm đau buồn, làm đau khổ, làm đau đớn
    • làm lo âu, làm lo lắng
Concise Dictionary
+causing distress or worry or anxiety
+bad; unfortunate

+psychological suffering
+a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)
+extreme physical pain
+the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim
+cause mental pain to
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 anguish, anxiety, affliction, angst, grief, misery, torment, ache, pain, suffering, agony, torture, woe, woefulness, wretchedness; unhappiness, sorrow, sadness, depression, heartache, desolation:
It is impossible to imagine the distress of a bereaved parent.
2 calamity, trouble, adversity, catastrophe, tragedy, misfortune, difficulty, hardship, straits, trial, disaster:
Has he no sympathy for the distresses that have beset his people?
3 bother, disturb, perturb, upset, trouble, worry, harrow, harry, vex, harass, plague, oppress, grieve, torment, torture, afflict:
The thought of Miss Camberley as a hostage distressed us all.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
making you feel extremely upset, especially because of sb's suffering: It was a very distressing documentary. + What could be more distressing than the death of their only child?
distressingly adverb
Collocation Dictionary


be | become | find sth
I found the story deeply distressing.


deeply, extremely, highly, very | quite, rather | emotionally


The divorce was extremely distressing for the children.

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