Meaning of DISTRESS in English

DISTRESS

(~es, ~ing, ~ed)

1.

Distress is a state of extreme sorrow, suffering, or pain.

Jealousy causes ~ and painful emotions.

N-UNCOUNT

2.

Distress is the state of being in extreme danger and needing urgent help.

He expressed concern that the ship might be in ~.

N-UNCOUNT: oft in N

3.

If someone or something ~es you, they cause you to be upset or worried.

The idea of Toni being in danger ~es him enormously.

VERB: V n

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