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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 Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something
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Definition of distress from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.