Example sentences for: distressed

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

  • Kids are extremely resilient, and their emotional and intellectual development can be normal even if their early childhoods are distressed.

  • I am cranky, as you can tell, becoming more and more distressed by the people who put themselves forward to run.

  • 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.

  • The doubter will be Bill Kristol, TV pundit and editor of the Weekly Standard . That makes Kristol, among more glorious attributes, Slate 's neighbor in a downtown D.C. office building--which may answer the question several distressed readers have asked: Why so many writers in Slate from the Weekly Standard ? Answer: They're just so ...

  • 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.


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