Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Distress

3 September 2020 The Mirror Classic

We have 32 answers for the crossword clue Distress. We last saw the 'Distress' clue in The Mirror Classic on Tuesday, 22 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • The seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; "Originally distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"
  • Psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress"
  • Cause mental pain to; "The news of her child's illness distressed the mother"
  • Bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship
  • Extreme physical pain; "the patient appeared to be in distress"
  • A state of adversity (danger or affliction or need); "a ship in distress"; "she was the classic maiden in distress"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

AIL

Aromatic bulb used as seasoning

VEX

Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

WOE

Intense mournfulness

4 Letters

HURT

The act of damaging something or someone

NEED

The psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"

PAIN

Something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction"

5 Letters

AGONY Howard

Intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned"

ALARM

A device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event

ANGST

An acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety; usually reserved for philosophical anxiety about the world or about personal freedom

GRIEF

Something that causes great unhappiness; "her death was a great grief to John"

PERIL

A venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury; "he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"; "there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"

UPSET

An improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"

WORRY

Be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"

6 Letters

GRIEVE

Cause to feel sorrow; "his behavior grieves his mother"

HARASS

Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

HARROW

A cultivator that pulverizes or smooths the soil

MISERY

A feeling of intense unhappiness; "she was exhausted by her misery and grief"

OFFEND

Cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"

SADDEN

Come to feel sad

UNEASE

The trait of seeming ill at ease

UNLOCK

Open the lock of; "unlock the door"

7 Letters

AFFLICT Anita

Cause physical pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague"

ANGUISH

Extreme mental distress

TORMENT

The act of harassing someone

TROUBLE

An effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty"

8 Letters

AGGRIEVE

Infringe on the rights of

STRAITEN

Squeeze together

9 Letters

ADVERSITY

A state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"

DISTRAINT

The seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; "Originally distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"

SUFFERING

Psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress"

10 Letters

AFFLICTION

A cause of great suffering and distress

11 Letters

TRIBULATION chris roberson

An annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event; "his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him"; "life is full of tribulations"; "a visitation of the plague"

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