Synonym of distressed

Alternative for distressed

distresses, distressed, distressing

Synonym: afflict, agonize, bother, disturb, hurt, pain, torment, torture, trouble, upset,

Antonym: comfort, consolation, relief, solace,

Adjective

Much troubled
upset anxious distraught troubled afflicted agitated distracted tormented worried jittery miffed perturbed saddened shaky unhappy bothered bugged concerned discombobulated dragged exercised harassed peeved ripped shook spooked wired wrecked wretched all torn up antsy basket case bummed out bundle of nerves cut up disconsolate distrait fidgety hyper in a stew in a tizzy inconsolable jumpy shook up shot down strung out unconsolable unglued up the wall uptight disturbed uneasy nervous tense apprehensive edgy discomposed flustered unsettled disquieted rattled ill at ease overwrought disconcerted alarmed ruffled stressed shaken dismayed restless unquiet frightened nervy fearful twitchy unnerved insecure fretful uncomfortable scared dithery queasy afraid worked up aflutter queazy on edge annoyed vexed confused hysterical hung up het up fazed flurried stressy discountenanced atwitter hurt thrown grieved shocked angsty in a state plagued overstrung hassled goosey hinky frantic hot and bothered strained sad terrified toey horrified irked in a panic beset keyed up pressured discomfited in a flap frenzied daunted timid startled anguished excited taut traumatized under pressure disappointed restive gutted high-strung timorous tortured irritated muddled windy inconvenienced traumatised aghast aroused nonplussed harried worried sick skittish in a tizz embarrassed strung up having kittens under stress all of a dither abashed flighty perplexed on tenterhooks hectic excitable on pins and needles stressed out like a fish out of water miserable having butterflies in the stomach overactive heated emotional irrational adrenalized overwhelmed febrile irritable mortified overexcited careful chagrined devastated hot under the collar choked fretting crushed provoked shy shivery angered hounded beleaguered blue hard-pressed heartbroken trembling highly strung hag-ridden affected awkward panicky angstful solicitous spooky squirrelly careworn broken up riled in a spin beside oneself in a dither put out flummoxed hesitant unzipped in a sweat in a twitter a wreck a bundle of nerves angry fuddled in a flat spin self-conscious pressurized in a twit in a state of agitation bewildered pressurised worried stiff all of a lather floored out of place up against it under the cosh like a cat on a hot tin roof taken aback stressed-out with one's stomach in knots with your heart in your mouth shell-shocked trepidatious neurotic skittery overemotional brittle spasmodic sensitive weak histrionic fluttery quaking inflamed mousy appalled feverish hyperactive fussy stirred up flapping easily frightened easily agitated asea moved unsteady horror-struck scary terrorized affrighted hysteric clutched overstretched exacerbated puzzled displeased aggravated pained pestered harrowed in a lather falling apart turbulent dispirited injured damaged disorderly in a cold sweat bricking oneself panicked disorientated all of a flutter wavering unpeaceful unbalanced unrestful biting one's nails desperate flushed intense in pieces in a bad way tied up in knots browbeaten terrorised impaired galled chafed aquiver disoriented shaking in one's shoes offended fretted haunted unreluctant hurried frayed rushed low strange unrelaxed in turmoil lost unsure intimidated fearsome suspicious cowardly terror-stricken discouraged panic-stricken frozen stunned cowed funky faint-hearted blanched petrified disheartened shattered hyped-up wrought-up fraught afire atingle hyperexcited hunted persecuted verklempt wounded wound up frazzled in disorder amazed with one's back up against the wall at the end of your tether at the end of one's rope come apart psyched out caught off balance out of countenance shook-up at sea messed-up in botheration psyched-out mixed-up thrown off balance broken-hearted zipped up hot juiced up at sixes and sevens grief-stricken in awe scared stiff run scared cross complaining put upon sick emotionally defeated put out of countenance scared to death have cold feet touchy fractious petulant at wit's end testy querulous ill on the rack crabbed captious crotchety tetchy peevish grumpy short-tempered ill-natured bad-tempered irascible bad disordered cranky splenetic out of sorts ill-tempered wrought up whining crabby grumbling ratty wreck snappish perverse contrary ornery caviling faultfinding carping huffy critical mean poorly cavilling shaking watchful dreading in suspense in a state of nerves a basket case sweating bullets shot to pieces like a cat on hot bricks

Adjective

In financial difficulties
destitute impoverished needy poor poverty-stricken indigent penurious straitened down at heel impecunious broke penniless beggared pauperized skint beggarly necessitous in need in want disadvantaged deprived hard up strapped needful on the breadline flat broke in reduced circumstances stony broke down and out without a sou stone broke strapped for cash without two farthings to rub together without two pennies to rub together dirt-poor as poor as a church mouse in straitened circumstances down-and-out famished threadbare insolvent ruined boracic badly off boracic lint without a bean on skid row hard-pressed without a red cent bankrupt underprivileged moneyless up against it dirt poor without a brass farthing cleaned out on one's uppers in Queer Street unable to make ends meet homeless shabby short rundown depressed in penury busted wanting pinched wiped out flat out at elbows out of pocket without a penny low-income reduced down on luck vagrant severe difficult workless unemployed laid off on the streets jobless living rough between jobs redundant sleeping rough idle of no fixed address of no fixed abode crippled broken bust out of a job signing on resting in distressed circumstances on the dole base extremely poor sterile have-not empty hurting clean vile in reduced unmoneyed impencunious suffering stranded stony-broke on the wallaby track wretched despicable mean miserably poor financially poor very poor bad off squalid foul miserable pathetic sordid shoddy on one's beam-ends in great need in dire circumstances unpleasant abject pitiful lacking contemptible denuded bereft derelict slummy seedy neglected forlorn dispossessed low meager meagre ghost shanty ghetto run down run-down unable to keep the wolf from the door on the bread line skid row stripped divested deficient totaled stony deprived of devoid of played out dead broke in need of on the rocks without two brass farthings to rub together short of money in the red unprosperous in debt stone-broke in Chapter 11 fortuneless truly needy tapped out without two pennies farthings to rub together bankrupted unlucky unfortunate out of money indebted failed struggling cashless in distress handicapped empty-handed lost in the gutter gone under in administration in receivership low-paid gone bust behind eight ball without a penny to one's name in Carey Street in a bad way gone to the wall on one's beam ends without a shot in one's locker poor as a church mouse in the hands of the receivers economically deprived financially disadvantaged unfavored unaffluent requiring help scanty down to last cent unprivileged down-at-heel overdrawn over a barrel on last leg without a dime discriminated against beaten vagabond economically disadvantaged defeated outcast finished down to last penny craptastic spent smashed hindered impaired ill-fated hapless ill-starred in arrears owing money belly up exhausted depleted on the skids out of funds in the poorhouse in financial difficulties not having two pennies to rub together not having two farthings to rub together financially distressed financially embarrassed without means of support short of cash without money in dire straits cleared out liquidated out of business defaulting foreclosed collapsed undone unable to pay one's debts financially ruined belly-up in Chapter 13 taken to the cleaners

Adjective

Aged

Adjective

Wildly excited or uncontrolled due to worry or fear
frantic frenzied wild hysterical agitated mad distraught excited furious feverish frenetic fierce distracted overwrought rabid crazed delirious maniacal crazy raving anxious desperate hectic uncontrolled worried deranged ferocious insane demented berserk fraught violent unhinged hyper distrait uptight fevered hysteric raging wired panicky berko corybantic unglued unscrewed unzipped angry weird zonkers beside oneself worked up swivel-eyed panic-stricken in a state panic-struck wound up keyed up shook up beside yourself in a flap out of control het up in a tizz having kittens in a tizzy flipped out wigged out hot under the collar in a cold sweat last-minute weirded out hot and bothered in a flat spin freaked out spazzed out at the end of your tether at wits' end in a stew upset disturbed worked-up tense twitchy troubled unbalanced overcome wrought-up stressed emotional stressy adrenalized rattled bothered out of your mind out of one's mind panicked unnerved consumed worried sick undone emotive hassled in a frenzy carried away not knowing what to do with oneself out of one's wit strung-up hag-ridden emotionally charged on tenterhooks devastated overexcited tearing one's hair out shattered neurotic nervous harassed verklempt pained flustered tormented concerned confused nonplussed thrown nuts muddled perturbed discomposed addled jumpy on edge fidgety edgy jittery restless very upset overactive hyperactive highly strung nervy heated in a panic strung out tooshie worn under a strain excitable strung up unstrung stirred touchy overstrung weary tired strung-out high keyed-up affected freaked-out fired-up overwhelmed hot-and-bothered spent high-strung wound-up uneasy throwing a wobbly in a twitter steamed up like a chicken with its head cut off all shook up hot under collar manic energetic turbulent chaotic fanatical lively tumultuous unrestrained intense uncontrollable zealous exciting animated bustling perfervid passionate unruly riotous boisterous fast and furious nutty spirited busy irrational like one possessed fervid confusing irrepressible enthusiastic obsessive fervent convulsive active vibrant buzzing flustering phrenetic madhouse lunatic obsessed maniac ardent rampant nutsy unreasonable in a lather vivacious brisk disordered unsettled zoolike flipped fired up furibund lost it aroused demonic abandoned unrestrainable ebullient full-on overwhelming overpowering uninhibited madding irresistible gay ungovernable fiery impetuous impassioned maddened vehement driven to distraction blazing tempestuous incensed fuming spasmodic seething possessed strong unstoppable unmanageable forceful uncontainable unquenchable incoherent stunned struck incredulous overawed impatient babbling in a fit passional pumped out of one's wits overpowered raring ready strenuous sprightly disorderly lightheaded hot hallucinating aberrant deviant light-headed rambling bewildered wandering hallucinatory disarranged deviate effervescent psyched voracious game destroyed stirred up juiced amped high as a kite off your head out of one's head out of one's skull exacting tiring high-spirited festive eventful challenging hard arduous tough demanding extreme laborious exhausting on fire wigged-out dynamic trying severe unsparing testing harsh taxing extremist intolerant uncompromising bigoted full burdensome tireless humming stirring rousing zestful over-enthusiastic overzealous diehard onerous full on wearing imperious action-packed rowdy bumpy raucous full of life go-go happening peppy astir flourishing alive electrifying kinetic merry buzzy thriving zesty biased prejudiced one-sided partisan illiberal gung-ho infuriated narrow-minded intemperate abuzz abubble aboil full of activity mad-dog ultraist diseased dedicated sizzling bitten overboard sick unwell militant virulent infected naked ill poisoned keen smoking flurrying rumbustious woolly wooly jungle hassle crowded burning rip-roaring psychotic certifiable very busy very active cuckoo batty loony mental bonkers screwy gaga like Piccadilly Circus hell broke loose wacko crackers loco barmy unstable sectionable psychopathic cracked bats loopy meshuga touched bananas barking dippy dotty buggy nutso bushed squirrelly porangi schizoid yarra gibbering ranting mentally ill of unsound mind non compos mentis stark mad barking mad mad as a hatter not together away with the fairies sick in the head not all there stark raving mad off the wall nutty as a fruitcake round the bend foaming at the mouth stark staring mad up the pole round the twist mad as a March hare not quite right in the head not the full shilling not right upstairs as daft as a brush have kangaroos in the top paddock have a screw loose have bats in the belfry not right in the head not in your right mind

Adjective

Feeling, deserving of, or characterized by, severe unhappiness or sadness
wretched unhappy gloomy depressed disconsolate dejected downcast forlorn sorry melancholy pathetic pitiful sad heartbroken pitiable sorrowful woeful crestfallen doleful down glum abject cheerless downhearted inconsolable poor woebegone worthless anguished grieving melancholic morose mournful mourning sorrowing sullen blue despairing devastated hopeless piteous rueful somber sombre brokenhearted comfortless saddened solemn spiritless bleak choked depressive despondent dolorous drear dreary droopy elegiacal hangdog heartsick heartsore heavyhearted joyless lonely lonesome gutted heartbreaking heartrending low afflicted bummed calamitous dispirited downtrodden hapless helpless hurting mirthless powerless sour tragic broken-hearted cast down down-and-out grief-stricken cut up down in the mouth in the pits long-faced low-spirited chap-fallen down in the dumps miserable desolate dismal upset tearful discouraged disheartened troubled lugubrious suffering tormented bad lamentable agonized disappointed weeping regretful in pain pessimistic agonised demoralized distraught wailing teary demoralised bitter heavy-hearted funereal depressing hurt aching black gray in the dumps grey saturnine grim crushed dolesome plaintive bewailing bemoaning tortured pained dull morbid distressing dire defeatist dark grieved elegiac in despair funeral plangent weepy deploring emotional angst-ridden godforsaken cold dispiriting murky darkening oppressed tenebrous tenebrific chill plutonian sepulchral austere saddening in tears dreich sunless cloudy bereaved Cimmerian in low spirits shot down desperate as sick as a parrot oppressive unwelcoming wounded disheartening broken unfortunate traumatized lamenting chapfallen aggrieved ruthful perturbed deplorable mopey dismayed traumatised sick at heart grievous bummed out affecting fed up base tristful drab down-hearted sick as a parrot anxious harrowed drearisome uninviting overwhelmed overcome resigned displeased dour dim inhospitable dingy bare stark painful bothered lachrymose bland clinical sobbing heavy with grief draggy dejecting uncomfortable impersonal poignant sunk whimpering discontented wintry jarring wintery institutional blubbering racked with suffering snivelling bowed down disturbed destroyed wistful moody all torn up moving listless touching in grief in doldrums paltry mean harrowing sniveling scurvy vile compassionate stirring commiserative arousing shabby beggarly plagued suicidal remorseful unconsolable tear-jerking disturbing gut-wrenching worried crying shattered sinister overcome with sorrow harassed concerned disconcerted down-in-the-mouth disillusioned disgruntled horrible foreboding ominous distressful discombobulated uptight bugged shook discouraging irked troubling racked weary racked with pain antsy unsatisfied disenchanted cheesed off cast-down greeting in a blue funk weighed down singing the blues negative long-suffering blubbing shook up larmoyant at the end of your tether shocked out of sorts down in dumps blubbery bawling dysphoric close to tears languorous triste moist howling watery languid wet sulky on the verge of tears mortified lousy bereft sorry for yourself heart-rending pining lame prostrate with grief lorn fraught heavy companionless Eeyorish unable to be comforted unable to be consoled forbidding acheronian brassed off ripped torn-up discontent in the doldrums bleeding stricken beside oneself with grief bummed-out griefstricken damp daunted merciful derisible meagre disgraceful to be pitied meager small dolent in distress dragged brooding at wits' end in sorrow in mourning intimidated impaired cursed bearish downbeat shaken vexed unnerved agitated discomposed ruffled disquieted full of sorrow tear-filled doomed crummy down and out uneasy in anguish wrecked discountenanced flustered aflutter angry annoyed cross unmitigable down in mouth pensive haunted spooked grumpy languished crabby cheap inadequate despicable contemptible insignificant jumpy persecuted unglued luckless apologetic sick atrocious strung out up the creek without hope frantic strained sensitive teary-eyed mawkish maudlin with tears in your eyes ailing on a downer careworn no-win cynical strabilious in a stew in a tizzy in shock ground down sore anxiety-ridden burned contused guilt-ridden afraid can't win not a prayer in the soup worn down worn out hag-ridden at end of one's rope knocked for six dazed knocked sideways stunned confounded disconcerting dissatisfied unpleasant disappointing frustrated discomfited horrific difficult displeasing dismaying chagrined miffed awful shocking unnerving ghastly unlucky testing unwelcome worrying alarming dreadful parlous upsetting regrettable unfavorable unfavourable aghast beaten worsted vanquished let down taken down baulked objecting balked mephitical hellish irritable unpropitious unkind repellant repellent bewildering loathsome vexing agonizing appalling off-putting annoying abhorrent troublesome galling perturbing agonising perplexing distasteful frightening unpalatable revulsive frustrating macabre daunting unamusing inauspicious aggravating uncongenial irritating unpleasing irksome disagreeable repugnant grave humourless humorless severe serious harsh sober stern surly unpromising terrible unsmiling sedate stony-faced moping earnest no-nonsense traumatic staid glowering horrid sobersided hostile frowning mopish subdued spartan poker-faced shadowy dirgelike abandoned solitary unamused hard sickening scowling foul dirge-like colorless colourless rotten tragical monotonous destitute threatening broody po-faced deserted demoralizing adverse sterile crushing deadpan undesirable stony gruesome threnodic gloom-ridden squalid repulsive intense demoralising fatalistic offensive sordid revolting clouded frightful horrendous weighty shameful horrifying objectionable excruciating unhumorous churlish grouchy execrable inferior taciturn bad-tempered impoverished detestable indigent scungy sourpuss muted lurid forsaken overcast suspicious crabbed ugly alarmist distrustful doubting ill-tempered lackluster lacklustre deep nightmarish menacing straight-faced afflictive heart-wrenching God-awful sunk in gloom boring lifeless fiery chilling blue funk intimidating unfriendly with a long face uninspiring given to looking on the black side unexciting blah uninteresting humdrum uncaring unimpassioned unmoved ruined disadvantageous formal portentous waste nostalgic disenchanting funebrial exequial deathlike threnodial routine uniform empty barren desolating regimented discomforting disquieting deathly Stygian hollow obscure isolated intolerable discomposing vexatious uncommunicative uninhabitable unresponsive phlegmatic acherontic expressionless impassive mortifying afflicting gaunt dirgeful depressant inimical shamefaced adust atrabilious dampened drooping dashed sagging remote derelict sequestered have the blahs blank looking on the black side full of gloom looking as if one had lost a pound and found a penny feeling down heart-breaking unhopeful let-down not happy contemplative disowned emo fierce steely having blue devils having the blahs tough lost very sad torn up low in spirits in the toilet low-down unappealing unappetizing unattractive untempting grisly hideous forgotten homeless friendless uncared-for trashy shoddy filthy aggressive indignant temperamental cantankerous aggravated unearthly resolved ruminative resolute thoughtful reflective introspective composed derisory catastrophic cruel disastrous feeble injurious perilous enraged ferocious implacable unappeasable critical flinty cast-iron boot-faced ungentle disapproving furious dragging defenseless alone defenceless fruitless chilly unenthusiastic eerie exacting exigent nauseating ghostly terrifying gory grotesque ill-fated hard-pressed harmful doubtful treacherous pressing precarious jeopardous apocalyptic rocky very bad straitened discommodious dangerous full of hardship ill-omened direful ill-boding messy poverty-stricken monstrous fearsome quiet unplayful bookish deep in thought bound and determined nasty unenticing disgusting terrific pitiless grewsome nightmare weird shady spooky spookish scary unhealthy louring hazy leaden overclouded darkened death-obsessed huffy beclouded lowering misty dirty hazed foggy clouded over resentful pouting piqued petulant promising rain nebulous put out ill-humoured fractious not fair not clear peeved perverse chippy aloof mumpish pouty withdrawn uncooperative obstinate sourpussed querulous stroppy mardy out of humour fretful ornery sulking unsociable gruff ill-humored in a bad mood in a huff in a funk in a mood in the sulks in a strop having a fit of the sulks

Adjective

Annoyed, frustrated, or worried
vexed annoyed irritated exasperated bothered upset aggravated irked angry nettled troubled worried displeased furious incensed inflamed irate peeved put out agitated choleric cross enraged fuming harassed infuriated maddened piqued wrathful hot-tempered huffy ill-humored ill-humoured miffed testy confused disgruntled dissatisfied fed up fretted frustrated perturbed resentful riled disturbed flustered harried narked provoked tormented afflicted in a huff in a temper in high dudgeon mad miffy perplexed ruffled eggy galled in a bad mood scunnered sore steamed teed off vex brassed off browned off cheesed off hoha ireful peed off snuffy tooshie wrath hacked off ticked off foaming at the mouth hot under the collar not best pleased out of countenance aggrieved pained offended hurt wounded affronted stung injured unhappy indignant angered discontented anguished insulted needled rattled disappointed bugged reproachful outraged grieved chagrined anxious disconcerted concerned tense nervous disheartened discouraged slighted snubbed embittered undermined salty defeated crabbed unfulfilled hassled unsated ungratified unsatisfied cut to the quick livid heated hung up carrying a chip on your shoulder up the wall hot and bothered choked rankled seeing red ticked rabid hot roiled infuriate ballistic hopping shirty enflamed foaming wroth apoplectic steaming horn-mad riley scornful boiling p.o.'d acrimonious going crook up in arms steamed up hopping mad burned up in a pet in a fume off the air bent out of shape fit to be tied blue in the face wronged discontent harmed malcontent ill-used woeful saddened oppressed depressed persecuted victimised grieving victimized hard done by irritable crabby grumpy ratty crook snaky sulky sullen bad-tempered ill-tempered wound up ropeable impatient seething surly disgusted in a lather querulous worked up in a frenzy petulant disaffected soreheaded tetchy snappy grouchy irascible churlish touchy bitter on the warpath beside oneself malcontented fretful stroppy out of humour aerated out of joint waspish peevish as cross as two sticks unimpressed complaining fractious moody cranky narky grumbling dark griping kvetching sour wild prickly short-tempered chippy chafed antagonized waxy raging incandescent raving frenzied out of sorts spare ranting antagonised gnashing one's teeth crotchety snappish cantankerous restive bellyaching hostile crusty perverse splenetic glowering short critical disquieted mardy envious faultfinding morose restless miserable antagonistic pettish picky moping quick-tempered very angry in a paddy dirty unglued filthy in a bate storming with all guns blazing at daggers drawn blown a gasket beside yourself with rage goaded unpleased wry snitty hateful crazy rancorous unamused rebellious crackers dishonored humiliated huffish insane factious grousing crabbing uncontent out of temper kicking umbrageous dishonoured edgy curmudgeonly hacked dissentious troublemaking rousted roused curt nitpicking fault-finding carping thin-skinned ticklish peckish whingy blue acrid weighty hard annoying distressing disapproving regretful dogged uptight scandalized buffaloed bad tempered frantic passionate shocked scandalised ill-disposed ennuied sniveling plaintive put-out unassuaged begrudging insatiable fed-up grudging unappeased jaundiced fretting not satisfied jealous stewed sensitive like a bear with a sore head in a rage all steamed up overcome with anger bummed out at end of one's rope boiling mad pushed too far beside yourself at boiling point raging mad rubbed the wrong way in a filthy temper sick and tired sick to death belly-aching menacing snivelling fed up to the teeth threatening mopey with a chip on your shoulder fed up to the back teeth belligerent aggressive unfriendly vitriolic malignant glum pouting malevolent evil wicked malicious vindictive maleficent baleful mopish scowling malign louring poisonous malefic gloomy mumpish pouty aloof fierce black venomous frowning withdrawn dour uncooperative brooding ornery obstinate sourpussed sulking unsociable dismal gruff mean cheerless evil-intentioned hate-filled down in the mouth having a fit of the sulks in a funk in a mood in the sulks in a strop disagreeable captious dyspeptic fiery snippy snarky snippety liverish raspy stuffy jumpy caviling cavilling out of humor

Adjective

Embarrassed or guilty because of one's actions, characteristics, or associations
ashamed guilty sorry shamefaced embarrassed sheepish abashed chagrined humiliated mortified remorseful conscience-stricken discomfited red-faced contrite humbled penitent regretful repentant shy upset apologetic blushing flustered guilt-ridden hangdog rueful self-conscious uncomfortable bashful compunctious crestfallen prudish shamed discountenanced debased demeaned deterred disconcerted distraught humble meek muddled reserved restrained stammering stuttering submissive in sackcloth and ashes blush to think of awkward with one's tail between one's legs disgraced discredited insignificant diminished small stupid disparaged tarred and feathered shunned dishonoured dishonored degraded foolish crushed whipped reviled chastised disdained derided shown up scorned low deflated mocked inferior condemned in disgrace fallen chastened castigated belittled self-reproachful full of regret attritional sorrowful penitential mournful abject sad atoning flushed self-condemnatory cheap afraid propitiatory supplicating self-incriminating bad on one's knees disturbed troubled abased cheapened awful terrible repenting rotten stigmatized modest timid coy self-accusing disappointed stigmatised reddening flushing repining deprecatory put to shame woeful melancholy made to eat humble pie put down conciliatory explanatory expiatory self-effacing diffident unsettled thrown uneasy dismal turning red blushful discomposed sweating plaintive lugubrious woebegone grievous pitiful doleful nervous pitiable hot and bothered deplorable put out of countenance shown-up ill at ease caught with egg on your face not know where to put yourself with egg on one's face wishing the earth would swallow one up

Adjective

Of cloth or clothing, having a worn appearance

Adjective

Worn, torn, or ragged, as if into rags
frayed ragged tattered threadbare worn shabby holey raggedy ratty unravelled unraveling unravelling moth-eaten ripped seedy split torn worn-out tatty well worn in holes in tatters unraveled worn out worn through worn thin falling to pieces out at elbows worse for wear scruffy decrepit dilapidated old tatterdemalion battered faded unkempt tumbledown in rags timeworn dog-eared neglected mean tacky grungy shoddy run-down beat-up mangy down-at-heel dumpy miserable scrubby in shreds down-at-the-heels frazzled deteriorated sleazy untidy rundown bombed-out scraggy worn to shreds patched shaggy broken-down bedraggled rent having seen better days badly dressed the worse for wear full of holes decayed raggedy-ass warby tired shredded ruined used ragtag damaged broken well-worn falling apart at the seams down at heel poorly made badly worn hackneyed stale trite destroyed poor in ribbons impaired dingy decaying grotty ramshackle rugged ruinous dowdy frowzy gone to seed torn to pieces crumbling messy sorry passé overused slovenly time-worn run down banal rickety out of date dirty deteriorating stereotyped clapped out pitiful desolate slipshod degenerated commonplace disfigured bare meager old-fashioned meagre sloppy grubby hack lined ancient musty slatternly in disrepair beat up poverty-stricken hackney cliche overworked on its last legs obligatory ungroomed falling apart cobwebby blowsy outworn shopworn decrepit. in ruins scuzzy injured used-up down-at-the-heel scraggly poorly maintained broken down falling down desultory unpressed contemptible unfinished crude in bits well-thumbed well-read yellowed in pieces outmoded cliché-ridden aged stock dated down at the heel cut lacerated slit cast-off worn down passe sere etiolated useless shot depleted effete weathered démodé busted dinged totaled wizened wrinkled clichéd hoary severed cracked separated hand-me-down unoriginal corny old hat antiquated slobbish daggy slobby worn-down sloven frowsy wrung out pegged out wrenched burst gashed fractured ruptured mangled sliced slashed cleaved snapped dishabille unpolished blowzy mussed up ruffled uncombed matted coarse windblown unneat vulgar cut open unwashed dishevelled frumpy ill-dressed draggletailed tarnished disorganised disheveled disorganized rumpled squalid crummy wretched disreputable cure pot all the worse for wear filthy yucky weather-beaten derelict rough slummy in ruins gone to rack and ruin impoverished untended rumpty tumble-down in a state of disrepair ill-maintained seen better days sordid scabby unpleasant seamy cheap skanky unmaintained trashy creaky creaking wrecked scungy low superannuated unsound slimy dodgy base on the rocks down and dirty in a bad way badly maintained uncared-for disordered poor-looking clapped-out beaten-up scroungy rank mucky indigent sick sticky gunky gungy downgone peaked shattered knocked around insalubrious unprepossessing uncared infirm in poor condition low-class shambly crumbly marred diseased scaly quavering shaking crippled flimsy insubstantial haggard fragile anile shacky shaky in bad repair out of condition below par in bad condition under par tawdry tasteless gaudy raunchy unimproved beat skeezy limp paltry kitsch showy nasty garish disadvantaged deprived fallen-in uncared for beaten up fallen in rinky-dink flash Brummagem common loud second-rate dressed in rags flashy naff needy destitute uncouth unkept ostentatious out-of-date unbecoming waxy unsuitable poky stodgy underprivileged dying declining cheap and nasty waning in bad taste ghetto depressed ghost shanty collapsing degenerating skid row abandoned failing perishing forsaken languishing rotten oxidising oxidizing eroding in decline rusting on the decline penniless breaking up on the way out wearing away breaking down penurious impecunious hard up badly off in want in need on the breadline on one's beam-ends on one's uppers without two pennies to rub together

Adjective

Causing distress or embarrassment
uncomfortable awkward embarrassing painful charged disagreeable disturbing tense uneasy unnerving unpleasant difficult distressing sticky thorny vexatious annoying bitter discomfiting disconcerting flustering galling tickly torturous tricky troublesome bumpy dolorous fraught hard irritating prickly rough worrisome afflictive confronting grievous incommodious itchy scratchy wearisome causing discomfort ill-fitting delicate sensitive ticklish knotty problematic cringey hairy humiliating dodgy touchy cringeworthy dicey perplexing cringe-making upsetting compromising problematical excruciating controversial nasty tough catchy precarious tricksy spiny off-putting unsettling shameful demeaning degrading confusing discountenancing discomposing trying inconvenient distracting bewildering toe-curling exasperating troubling barro complicated contentious emotive volatile uncertain unpredictable nerve-racking agonizing restless nervous agonising mortifying shaming anxious touch-and-go alarming risky intricate discomforting provocative convoluted ignominious agitating heavy laborious operose rugged formidable strenuous complex heated chancy bothersome involved divisive critical scandalous disgraceful discreditable dishonouring blush-making kid-glove hair-trigger nettlesome worrying dismaying perturbing concerning baffling discommoding dishonoring unpropitious equivocal inopportune rattling discommodious puzzling unseemly impossible inflamed irritated anxious-making embarrassed untimely gnarly taxing irksome niggling vexing harassing tiresome aggravating maddening dangerous pesky nagging plaguy pestiferous pestilent pestilential disquieting infuriating rankling infernal riling abrasive peeving harrying chafing carking frustrating nettling confounded burdensome pesty rebarbative plaguey cussed displeasing challenging tedious grating scary provoking hazardous perilous vexed traumatic unwelcome iffy wearing daunting tangled harrowing forbidding arduous demanding teasing grave nerve-wracking troublous dark antagonizing enraging jarring antagonising dubious messy tormenting wicked fiddly enough to try the patience of a saint enough to drive you up the wall tight tortuous bleak dire boring unsafe irking onerous grim awful punishing unstable bedevilling high-risk rocky unchancy mystifying parlous unfriendly suspect questionable spartan hostile unamusing unpleasing unfathomable insoluble sophisticated unanswerable elaborate mean punchable uncongenial uphill capricious ugly bedeviling fraught with danger chaotic persistent confused paradoxical severe tender accursed quirky undependable pointed echinated briery stimulating nauseating oppressive creepy nail-biting distressful eventful apprehensive objectionable like herding cats wretched repugnant problem loaded erratic fluctuant importunate treacherous unsound unhealthy jeopardous frightening intimidating demoralizing discouraging lamentable deplorable kittle intractable ungovernable undisciplined murder damaging repressive rowdy infestive disorderly incalculable detailed afflicting disappointing lively devilish festering antipathetic demoralising incomprehensible insolvable enigmatic confounding mind-bending undecipherable unsatisfying unattractive very devil of a devil of a finicky unsettled stressful involute Byzantine nice labyrinthian byzantine baroque obscure daedal labyrinthine complicate full of problems troubled beset by problems unsteady impenetrable involuted inconstant fickle temperamental mercurial variable changeable ramified reticular effortful Gordian terrible mazy

Verb

To have thrown into a state of distress marked by confusion
confused flustered perturbed disconcerted dismayed disturbed agitated bothered confounded discomfited disquieted fazed frustrated rattled discommoded discomposed discountenanced exasperated upset afflicted aggravated chagrined demoralized discomforted nonplussed perplexed psyched troubled unhinged unnerved unsettled abashed demoralised flurried mortified put off put out stirred up threw off balance worked up worried embarrassed hurt cut up pained grieved saddened ruffled wound wounded oppressed harassed irked tortured stressed racked displeased plagued distempered agonized pestered curst miffed tried depressed discombobulated anguished peeved annoyed frazzled ailed concerned cursed offended bugged alarmed alarumed harried derailed hounded distracted fussed irritated angered hagrid injured strained nagged needled fretted hassled exercised martyred pricked made it tough for tantalized weirded out made wretched aroused anxiety in pushed buttons weighed on got at tantalised caused anguish to freaked out strapped caused suffering to tormented dogged desolated got to aggrieved vexed harrowed made miserable indisposed agonised picked on ticked off vext pushed threw thrown hagridden hagrode done a number on shaken broke burnt up thrown off balance gave a hard time burned up broken eaten at undone nit-picked shook gotten at ate at given a hard time brake did a number on gotten to undid bewildered beat startled dumbfounded floored shocked surprised appalled astounded puzzled baffled stunned flummoxed astonished amazed stupefied flabbergasted staggered frightened daunted put someone off their stroke dazed mystified scared addled disheartened knocked for six muddled fuddled bowled over discouraged took aback taken aback horrified intimidated bemused befuddled overwhelmed foxed graveled gravelled buffaloed got shook up shaken up cowed awed panicked bamboozled provoked stumped jolted psyched out stopped someone in their tracks befogged terrified spooked made uneasy made someone scratch their head knocked sideways put into a flap put someone off their stride disoriented rocked mazed posed humiliated terrorized caused to be at a stand deterred fogged wildered dispirited caught off balance mixed up knocked the stuffing out of put the wind up put out of countenance terrorised put down galled petrified dumfounded muddied chilled made anxious left open-mouthed shamed setted someone back on their heels nettled browbeat affrighted crushed beaten piqued surprized setted someone thinking consternated made uncomfortable beset left aghast cast down knocked out let down upset the applecart gotten gat bullied thwarted unmanned subdued riled disappointed deranged baulked balked made nervous struck dumb stricken dumb knocked for a loop dejected hindered outraged unbalanced taken by surprise took by surprise frighted disrupted narked chafed benumbed thunderstricken thunderstruck dashed scarified stymied paralysed niggled jarred hacked off obfuscated thrown off threw off electrified rendered speechless blown away blew away screwed up fouled up cut down to size boggled the mind scared to death put one away sprung on put on the spot paralyzed caused someone to lose their composure cut to the quick checked humbled obstructed blown your mind blew your mind stopped browbeaten foiled bulldozed sickened insulted blocked overawed defeated chastened spited excited overcome bedeviled bedevilled persecuted badgered impeded affected curbed eluded disgruntled disgraced sapped repelled demeaned burdened crippled deflated dissed devastated boggled disordered disarranged cramped ridiculed jumbled disorientated weighed down gnawed at rattled one's cage made waves scared the bejesus out of hung up took the wind out of your sails thrown a curve threw a curve gave a turn took your breath away thrown into a tizz threw into a tizz given a turn taken your breath away taken the wind out of your sails haunted hampered unstrung barred prevented disgusted affronted frenzied grated scandalized disillusioned tricked itched griped rasped frosted interrupted shattered traumatized undermined demented moved weakened disenchanted checkmated outwitted destabilized encumbered restrained overpowered crazed opposed abased scuppered sweat trapped enfeebled teased abraded impressed beleaguered halted pothered dazzled antagonized enervated disobliged brought down complicated tangled discredited dishonoured circumvented owned stiffed degraded disorganized numbed scared stiff entangled showed up made self-conscious interfered snubbed dissatisfied scared off sprang on caused discomfort to put on edge made someone jump out of their skin made one's blood run cold caught out put in a spot cut off knocked over with feather antagonised made jump brought low dizzied hit like a ton of bricks grossed out pulled the rug out from under wrong-footed shut down put a brake on put the mockers on put a damper on rankled with hit like ton of bricks shot down brought up short put a spoke in someone's wheel let wind out of sails put to shame boggled the mind of messed up put paid to hurt somebody's feelings set back made your head spin put your back up bummed out made one's hair stand on end put the fear of God into put in a hole made teeth chatter put someone in their place knocked over caused concern to dishonored put into a funk belittled chilled to the bone cramped one's style put away shut off scared away messed with one's head scandalised traumatised destabilised put someone's nose out of joint scared the living daylights out of let down easy pulled the rug from under overcame threw into a tizzy thrown into a tizzy went to your head taken down took down gone to your head taunted locoed hectored blackjacked baited jeered dragooned countered revolted bullyragged nauseated barracked booed delayed braked bogarted forestalled squashed slighted railroaded shouted down grope ate eaten gripen hurried heated het inhibited retarded tyrannized counteracted stalled stirred exposed outsmarted slowed trammeled cumbered trammelled maddened hissed disarmed bludgeoned hazed excoriated goaded bustled snookered smashed scotched flattened debased hamstrung shackled hamstringed fettered handicapped despaired devitalized struck involved thickened touched stewed sweated nobbled feared outfoxed cheapened confusticated played manacled clogged hobbled rid gibed incommoded cracked ridden chivied rode downed gobsmacked disrespected rummaged displaced turned disarrayed galvanized caused disquiet to disempowered scared witless nullified traversed made awkward rooted queered made ashamed own smeared reproached fouled lowered dammed stonewalled borked handcuffed interfered with snowed stung dampened spirits gotten in the way dampened the spirits of made punchy mucked made fretful chilled to the marrow slurred loused up tyrannised ruined destroyed disparaged driven up the wall blotted skipped rubbed up the wrong way snarled up made someone eat humble pie made restless scared the pants off debunked unzipped preyed on your mind shouted catcalls at preoccupied drove up the wall taken down a peg headed off mixed you up eaten away at closed off made speechless dashed the hopes of knocked props out halted in its tracks took down a peg strong-armed zinged curdled the blood butted in bilked snarled curdles the blood thrown into tizzy short-circuited heckled ducked saddled with given a shock got your goat gave a shock gave offence to hog-tied defiled scared someone out of their wits raveled completely surprised dashed hopes struck terror into threw monkey wrench in intruded stumbled hacked you off aroused stuck debilitated filled with consternation chained muddied the waters shattered the illusions of imposed upon burned damped ditched dodged scared someone half to death scared the daylights out of roused got across held back stood in the way of niggled at confuscated caused wonder intoxicated promoted blustered made one's flesh creep caused to panic leaned on unquieted roiled bollixed weighed heavily on frilled made someone feel ashamed gave a bad time jibed at ravelled given offence to crabbed worsted run circles around blinded furbelowed flipped out bound took down a peg or two made a monkey of shuffled off burnt made blue threw into tizzy poured cold water on tied up thrown monkey wrench in run rings around made insane embittered filled with fear sprung galvanised possessed wound up lied heavy on made game of scared silly raised someone's eyebrows blurred got in the way ate away at tripped slowed down made someone eat crow sent up inebriated stuck it to caused offense shouted at punctured balloon caught one short got the wind up dampened caught on the hop knocked down sticked inflamed turned off given a bad time balled up nagged at nipped in the bud stricken terror into taken down a peg or two tripped up juked unglued turned on the heat quashed pushed around made someone's hair stand on end held up tired flipped caused anxiety to grinded ground mucked up caught unawares crimped blinded someone with something sent into a spin caused anxiety dragged down mau-maued stricken snew snown broke one's heart broken one's heart given someone grief gave someone grief snafued stricken with awe struck with awe thrown cold water on threw cold water on thrown for loop threw for loop gotten on one's nerves got on one's nerves thrown for a loop threw for a loop broken the heart of broke the heart of threw a curveball thrown a curveball froze frozen trodden on someone's toes given offence gave offence trod on someone's toes threw into confusion threw into disorder thrown into confusion thrown into disorder thrown into uproar threw into uproar thrown into panic threw into panic gotten across worn wore threw a monkey wrench in the works of thrown a spanner in the works of bounden got in the way of thrown a monkey wrench in the works of threw a spanner in the works of gotten in the way of shaken out of your complacency shook out of your complacency sank given a black eye sunk gave a black eye sunken blew up taken steam out taken apart took apart blown out blew out took steam out blown up uncalmed drove mad driven mad given the slip ran circles around threw a spanner in the works thrown a monkey wrench in the works shook off threw a monkey wrench in the works thrown a spanner in the works given the run-around shaken off gave the slip done for did for ran rings around gave the run-around given someone a fright gave someone a jolt given someone a jolt sprang gave someone a fright took the wind out got one's comeuppance gotten one's comeuppance taken the wind out thrown into a fright threw into a panic thrown into a panic given someone the heebie-jeebies given one the creeps gave someone the heebie-jeebies frozen your blood thrown into a blue funk froze your blood gave one the creeps given someone goose pimples threw into a blue funk threw into a fright gave someone goose pimples

Verb

Past tense for to give an appearance of age to, especially a new object

Antonym of distressed

distressed Idiom, Proverb

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