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distressing

dis`tress´ing   Pronunciation: dĭs`trĕs´ĭng
a.1.Causing distress; painful; unpleasant.
adv.1.In a distressing manner.
Adj.1.distressing - causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"
2.distressing - bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
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