Spanish translation of 'distressed'
- (= upset)
⇒ I am very distressed at the news
estoy muy afligido por la noticia
⇒ I am distressed to hear that ...
lamento profundamente enterarme de que ...
- (old-fashioned, = poverty-stricken)
⇒ in distressed circumstances
en penuria económica,
en dificultades económicas
Example Sentences Including 'distressed'
In the grey light of dawn, she will float out of the mist in your dinghy, in a distressed condition, I might add.THE KEYS OF HELL (2002)
She was still wearing her coat, which was odd, and she was whispering and looked very distressed.RESCUING ROSE (2002)
In a distressed voice, Henry murmured, `I believe the kettle's boiling.Unreasonable Doubt
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- (= pain)
- (= mental anguish)
- (medicine, after exertion)
⇒ to be in great distress
estar sufriendo mucho
- (= pain)
- (= danger)
⇒ to be in distress[ship etc]
estar en peligro
- (= poverty)
⇒ to be in financial distress
pasar apuros económicos
Example Sentences Including 'distress'
He took in the images with old eyes, eyes that had seen scores of vessels in distress , the eyes of a lifeboatman.Let Not the Deep
Almost weeping with the distress , she let herself fall to the floor.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
She showed neither interest nor scorn - not even physical distress at the appalling cold.The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
'distressed' in Other Languages
Translation of distressed from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary