May 08, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
distraught /dɪˈstrɑːt/ adjective
distraught
/dɪˈstrɑːt/
adjective
The doctor is distraught.
The doctor is distraught.
Learner's definition of DISTRAUGHT

[more distraught; most distraught]

: very upset : so upset that you are not able to think clearly or behave normally

  • Distraught relatives are waiting for news of the missing children.

  • She was distraught over the death of her partner.

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