Example sentences for: distraught

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

  • 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.

  • A distraught look emerged on the husband's face and his wife stared coldly at him.

  • (This year it's Pete Hoekstra of Michigan, who is distraught over The Watermelon Woman , a film about black lesbians.)

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


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