Distressful Dis*tress"ful, a. Full of distress; causing, indicating, or attended with, distress; as, a distressful situation. ``Some distressful stroke.'' --Shak. ``Distressful cries.'' --Pope.

Syn: distressing. [1913 Webster] -- {Dis*tress"ful*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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