Example sentences for: distressed

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

  • Fish Cheer: Late Edition twice rolls footage of the Columbus protesters silencing a distressed Madeleine Albright with the refrain, "1-2-3-4, we don't want your racist war."

  • If Mr. Mason is so distressed at the state of American English, I invite him to leave Switzerland and take up residence in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • One program, Bronx Legal Services, was so distressed by the changes that it filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York, seeking to block its restructuring.

  • This year as always, Paris fashion has meant fabulous-looking girls slinking along in foot-high hair or plastered-flat hair with grim or giddy hats and stark painted faces, sporting fitted tops, transparent tops, cutout tops, tight skirts slit to here, full skirts trailing to there, floppy pants or skinny pants, trimmings that glitter or flutter, colors that dazzle or puzzle, curled feathers and dyed fur, boiled wool and frosted leather, crushed velvet, shot silk, frayed hemp, and distressed plastic.

  • (Gross detail: Soaking uniform buttons in urine gives them a distressed, Civil War look.)

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