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Distressed
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We've rated Distressed as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

23 June 2021
Last seen in: The Guardian Quick

We found 27 answers for the crossword clue 'Distressed', the most recent of which was seen in the The Guardian Quick.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Distressed a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Distressed as an answer itself some 46 times.

Distressed is a single word clue made up of 10 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Guardian Quick' on Tuesday, 22 June 2021 with the answer being UPSET, we also found UPSET to be the most popular answer for this clue.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Generalized feeling of distress
  • Facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"; "found themselves in a bad way financially"
  • Suffering severe physical strain or distress; "he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing"
  • Afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

BALD
Grow bald; lose hair on one's head; "He is balding already"

5 Letters

AILED

ATEAT

CUTUP Surinder Sobti
Significantly cut up a manuscript

HETUP
Worked up emotionally by anger or excitement; "was terribly het up over the killing of the eagle"; "got really het up over the new taxes"; "he was suddenly het up about racing cars"

NEEDY
Needy people collectively; "they try to help the needy"

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

6 Letters

ATE AT

PAINED
Hurt or upset; "she looked offended"; "face had a pained and puzzled expression"

SHAKEN
Disturbed psychologically as if by a physical jolt or shock; "retrieved his named from her jolted memory"; "the accident left her badly shaken"

7 Letters

FRETFUL
Habitually complaining; "a whiny child"

HARDPUT
Facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"; "found themselves in a bad way financially"

INASTEW

UNHAPPY
Generalized feeling of distress

WORRIED
Mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; "apprehensive about her job"; "not used to a city and worried about small things"; "felt apprehensive about the consequences"

8 Letters

DISMAYED
Struck with fear, dread, or consternation

FRETTING

SHAKENUP

STRESSED
Bearing a stress or accent; "an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'"

9 Letters

AFFLICTED
Grievously affected especially by disease

ANGUISHED
Experiencing intense pain especially mental pain; "an anguished conscience"; "a small tormented schoolboy"; "a tortured witness to another's humiliation"

DISTURBED
Having the place or position changed; "the disturbed books and papers on her desk"; "disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed"

DYSPHORIC
Generalized feeling of distress

INABADWAY
Facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"; "found themselves in a bad way financially"

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

10 Letters

DISQUIETED
Afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children"

11 Letters

HARDPRESSED

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