great suffering of the mind or body; pain or great discomfort
suffering caused by lack of money
a state of danger or great difficulty
cause distress to
"the death of his wife caused him great distress"
"a ship in distress"
"she was the classic maiden in distress"
"the patient appeared to be in distress"
"Originally distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"
"The news of her child's illness distressed the mother"
Being in great distress of Conscience.
出自： Joseph Hall
This event..filled him with the utmost distress and despondency.
出自： J. H. Newman
There is great distress here among the poor.
The meagre grant..had by no means put an end to his financial distresses.
出自： L. Strachey
The..servants of the crown..distressed their private fortunes to gratify their sovereign.
Their horses began to be distressed in the heavy sand.