Example sentences for: distraught

How can you use “distraught” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Those franchises with toys left have lines of SUVs and minivans wrapped around the block at the drive-thru; a BK spokesman tries to calm the panic by reassuring distraught moms and tots that the company is "working around the clock to move toys [to out-of-stock franchises].

  • A distraught Murphy proclaimed the original version of the famous maxim: "If there are two or more ways to do something and one of those results in a catastrophe, then someone will do it that way."

  • The distraught families of the couple issued a joint statement that implied the tragedy was some sort of creation of the press.

  • But the Globe also alleges he has been distraught over rumors that he's a child molester.

  • Both haggard and elfin, she moves in and out of sanity, now distraught with grief, now giddy with superior insight.


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