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distress

US [dɪˈstres]
UK [dɪ'stres]
  • n.窘迫;痛苦;遇险;悲伤
  • v.使忧虑;使悲伤;使苦恼
  • Web不幸;悲痛;危难
Simple Present:distresses  Present Participle:distressing  Past Tense:distressed  
Distress
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n.
1.
忧虑;悲伤;痛苦a feeling of great worry or unhappiness; great suffering
The newspaper article caused the actor considerable distress.
报上的文章给这位演员带来极大的痛苦。
She was obviously in distress after the attack.
她受到攻击后显然很痛苦。
deep emotional distress
感情上的深深痛苦
2.
贫困;窘迫;困苦suffering and problems caused by not having enough money, food, etc.
economic/financial distress
经济拮据;财政困难
3.
(船、飞机等)遇难,遇险a situation in which a ship, plane, etc. is in danger or difficulty and needs help
a distress signal(= a message asking for help)
求救信号
It is a rule of the sea to help another boat in distress .
救助别的遇难船是海上的规则。
v.
1.
使忧虑;使悲伤;使苦恼to make sb feel very worried or unhappy
It was clear that the letter had deeply distressed her.
这封信显然使她极为悲伤。
Don't distress yourself(= don't worry) .
你别犯愁了。

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