1. n горе, беда; страдание

in distress — в горе, в беде

to friend in distress — помочь другу в беде

2. n сильное недомогание; боль

to be in great physical distress — испытывать сильную физическую боль

3. n причина страданий; несчастье

his conduct is a great distress to his father — его поведение очень огорчает отца

4. n нищета, нужда

in distress — в бедственном положении

5. n бедствие, бедственное положение

ship in distress — судно, терпящее бедствие

suffering distress — терпящий бедствие

distress light — световой сигнал бедствия

radio distress signal — радиосигнал бедствия

in sore distress — в крайне тяжёлом положении

vessel in distress — судно, терпящее бедствие

6. n физиол. отрицательный стресс, дистресс
7. n юр. имущество, взятое в обеспечение выполнения обязательства

to levy distress — накладывать арест, описывать имущество

8. n диал. давление, сдавливание; напряжение, натяжение
9. n диал. давление, принуждение, нажим
10. v причинять горе, страдание; мучить, тревожить

to distress oneself — беспокоиться, мучиться, терзаться

inconsolable distress — неутешное горе

11. v причинять боль; доводить до изнеможения, подрывать силы
12. v доводить до нищеты
Синонимический ряд:
1. care (noun) angst; anxiety; care; chagrin; disquiet; perturbation; tension; unease; uneasiness; worry
2. danger (noun) danger; exigency; need; trouble
3. grief (noun) adversity; affliction; agony; anguish; dolor; dolour; grief; hurt; misery; pain; passion; suffering; torment; woe
4. misfortune (noun) deprivation; destitution; indigence; misfortune; necessity; poverty; privation; strait
5. bother (verb) bother; constrain; disturb; hurt; injure; irritate; rack; tear
6. pain (verb) afflict; aggrieve; anguish; grieve; pain; torment
7. trouble (verb) ail; cark; concern; trouble; upset; worry
8. try (verb) harass; irk; strain; stress; try
Антонимический ряд:
comfort; compose; console; delight; elate; festivity; fulfilment; gaiety; gladden; gratification; gratify; joy; mitigate; opulence; relief; relieve; well-being

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

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  • distress — dis·tress n [Anglo French destrece, literally, tightness, anguish, deprivation, from Old French, ultimately from Late Latin districtus severe, from past participle of distringere to hinder, punish see distrain] 1: seizure and detention of the… …   Law dictionary

  • distress — n Distress, suffering, misery, agony, dolor, passion are comparable when denoting the state of one that is in great trouble or in pain of mind or body. Distress commonly implies conditions or circumstances that cause physical or mental stress or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Distress — Dis*tress , n. [OE. destresse, distresse, OF. destresse, destrece, F. d[ e]tresse, OF. destrecier to distress, (assumed) LL. districtiare, fr. L. districtus, p. p. of distringere. See {Distrain}, and cf. {Stress}.] 1. Extreme pain or suffering;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distress — dis‧tress [dɪˈstres] noun [uncountable] LAW when someone s goods are taken with the permission of a court of law so that they can be sold to pay unpaid rent, bills etc: • The corporation had a power of absolute and immediate distress in the event …   Financial and business terms

  • Distress — may refer to: Distress (medicine), occurring when an individual cannot adapt to stress Suffering Distress signal, an internationally recognized means for obtaining help Distressed inventory, the process whereby materials are worn down by time and …   Wikipedia

  • Distress — Pays d’origine France Genre musical Doom metal Death mélodique Metal Années d activité 1996 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • distress — [di stres′] vt. [ME distressen < OFr destrecier, orig., to constrain (to do something) < destrece, constraint < ML destrescia < L districtus, pp. of distringere: see DISTRAIN] 1. to cause sorrow, misery, or suffering to; pain 2. to… …   English World dictionary

  • distress — [n1] pain, agony ache, affliction, anguish, anxiety, bad news*, blues*, care, concern, cross, dejection, desolation, disappointment, discomfort, disquietude, dolor, embarrassment, grief, headache, heartache, heartbreak, irritation, malaise,… …   New thesaurus

  • Distress — Dis*tress , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Distressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Distressing}.] [Cf. OF. destrecier. See {Distress}, n.] 1. To cause pain or anguish to; to pain; to oppress with calamity; to afflict; to harass; to make miserable. [1913 Webster] We… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distress — ► NOUN 1) extreme anxiety or suffering. 2) the state of a ship or aircraft when in danger or difficulty. 3) Medicine a state of physical strain, especially difficulty in breathing. ► VERB 1) cause distress to. 2) give (furniture, leather, etc.)… …   English terms dictionary

  • distress — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ acute, considerable, deep, extreme, great, immense (BrE), severe, significant ▪ genuine, real …   Collocations dictionary


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