Student Thesaurus

One entry found for distressing.
Entry Word: distressing
Function: adjective
Text: 1 causing worry or anxiety <distressing signs that another war might be imminent> -- see TROUBLESOME
2 of a kind to cause great distress <the distressing death of our favorite actor> -- see REGRETTABLE
3 marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings <the distressing habit of constantly fiddling with her hair> -- see NERVOUS 2