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I wouldn't want to cause her any distress.
She'd arrived on Gina's doorstep in obvious distress.
a distress call/signal/flare
a message from a ship in distress
In some regions of our country, people are in genuine economic distress.
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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
the distance from the centre of a circle to its edge, or a straight line from the centre to the edge
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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Definition of distress from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.