distressed (adj.) Old form(s): distrest
afflicted with hardships, troubled with difficulties
1H6 IV.iii.30[Lucy to Richard, of Talbot] O, send some succour to the distressed lord!
Cym IV.ii.47[Belarius to Arviragus and Guiderius, of disguised Innogen] This youth, howe'er distressed, appears he hath had / Good ancestors
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