distressed, hard-pressed, hard_put, in_a_bad_way(p)
Meaning: facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"; "found themselves in a bad way financially"
She looked plainly distressed.
Mr. Hale looked infinitely distressed.
But Rickie was succouring a distressed female--Mrs.
WHEREIN IS TOLD THE DISTRESSED DUENNA'S TALE OF HER MISFORTUNES
WHEREIN IS CONTINUED THE NOTABLE ADVENTURE OF THE DISTRESSED DUENNA
My answers seemed not only to have distressed, but to have perplexed her.
The violence of her agitation more than distressed me--I was really alarmed by it.
"I am afraid I do not understand you, Smith," she returned, looking much distressed.
Mary was distressed at these words, and begged the Countess not to talk of forgiveness.
Mr. Benyon did not seem to be distressed by the exertion in the least; Mr. Barker emphatically did.