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Pronunciation:  di'strot

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[adj]  deeply agitated especially from emotion; "distraught with grief"

DISTRAUGHT is a 10 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: agitated, overwrought



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dis*traught"\, p. p. & a. [OE. distract, distrauht.
See {Distract}, a.]
1. Torn asunder; separated. [Obs.] ``His greedy throat . . .
   distraught.'' --Spenser.

2. Distracted; perplexed. ``Distraught twixt fear and pity.''

         As if thou wert distraught and mad with terror.

         To doubt betwixt our senses and our souls Which are
         the most distraught and full of pain. --Mrs.

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