“I am distressed by this invasion into my life and the way my life is,” Knox told the civil judge.
I thought, who do I want to know the most about, distressed or violent or crazy people?
Oaktree has more than $80 billion in assets, becoming one of the leading companies worldwide in distressed debt.
When the Ponzi scheme collapsed, the couple was forced to sell the two-bedroom apartment at the distressed price of $1.2 million.
But his recent Twitter feed, filled with dozens of angry and depressed rants, showed Fryberg was distressed.
But the parents, distressed though they were at the thought of losing him, shrunk from the call.
Her face was so distressed that Linda's nimble brain flew to a conclusion.
Mixed in with the tossing horns and nimble heels of the terrified, distressed, half-maddened beasts, are the people.
A word of consolation, a caress, even from her mother, would have distressed her.
Now these were so distressed by the toil of their pursuit, that they thought proper to put off fighting till the next day.
late 13c., "circumstance that causes anxiety or hardship," from Old French destresse, from Vulgar Latin *districtia "restraint, affliction, narrowness, distress," from Latin districtus, past participle of distringere "draw apart, hinder," also, in Medieval Latin "compel, coerce," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + stringere "draw tight, press together" (see strain (v.)). Meaning "anguish, suffering; grief" is from c.1300.
distress dis·tress (dĭ-strěs')
Mental or physical suffering or anguish.
Severe strain resulting from exhaustion or trauma.