What Does Distress Mean?


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Lakshmipriya Nair Profile
Distress means psychological suffering. It is extreme mental pain or physical pain. It refers to a state of adversity or danger. People in distress are in need of immediate help and advice. It is a state of peril to a person or a property due to a variety of reasons. It is a very serious situation and should be taken care of with a lot of consideration. It is anguish suffered by the mind or the body.

People suffering from distress are said to be distressed. The Latin term for this word is districtus. It is an unpleasant state of mind and causes a lot of anxiety and depression or sadness. It causes strain, agony and misery to a person who is distressed. Damsel in distress, he is distressed about his loss etc are usages of this term.
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chen lyfen answered
It means : The state of being very upset or of suffering great pain or difficulty. Ex : She was in such distress that I didn't want to leave her on her own. It can be noun and verb.

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