Definitions of "distress"
  1. The act of seizing someone else's goods, either as a guarantee or to be sold to satisfy a debt or obligation
  2. Experiencing physical or mental pain or unease
How to use "distress" in a sentence
  1. The tenant faced distress when their belongings were seized due to their inability to pay rent.
  2. After the accident, the victim experienced severe distress that affected their daily activities.
  3. The legal consequences of the lawsuit caused considerable distress to the business owner.

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