Definitions For Distressing


  • Bad; unfortunate
  • Causing distress or worry or anxiety


  • Unhappiness or pain : suffering that affects the mind or body
  • A very difficult situation in which you do not have enough money, food, etc.
  • A state of danger or desperate need


  • To worry or upset (someone)

Is Distressing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Distressing is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Distressing in a Sentence

  • Citizens voiced their distress over delays in fixing the problem.
  • The patient showed no obvious signs of distress.
  • He suffered severe emotional distress as a result of the accident.
  • Don't let all the bad news distress you

Synonyms for Distressing

Antonyms for Distressing

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