Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
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"
Aromatic bulb used as seasoning
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"
The act of damaging something or someone
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"
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"
Intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned"
A device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
An acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety; usually reserved for philosophical anxiety about the world or about personal freedom
Something that causes great unhappiness; "her death was a great grief to John"
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"
An improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"
Be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"
Cause to feel sorrow; "his behavior grieves his mother"
Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
A cultivator that pulverizes or smooths the soil
A feeling of intense unhappiness; "she was exhausted by her misery and grief"
Cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
The trait of seeming ill at ease
Open the lock of; "unlock the door"
Cause physical pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague"
Extreme mental distress
The act of harassing someone
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"
Infringe on the rights of
A state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"
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"
A cause of great suffering and distress
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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