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We found 55 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word distress:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. distress: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. distress: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. distress: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. distress: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. distress: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. distress, distress: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Distress, distress: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. distress: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. distress: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. distress: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. distress: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. distress: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. distress: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. distress: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. distress: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. distress: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. distress: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Distress (law), Distress (medicine), Distress (novel): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. distress: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Distress: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  21. distress: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. distress: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. distress: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. distress: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. distress: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  26. distress: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  27. distress: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  28. Distress: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  29. distress: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  30. Distress: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  31. distress: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. distress: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. distress: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Distress: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  3. distress: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. distress: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. DISTRESS: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  6. Distress (law), distress: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  7. Distress (law): Financial dictionary [home, info]
  8. distress: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]
  9. distress: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  10. Distress: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. distress: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Distress: MedFriendly Glossary [home, info]
  2. distress: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. distress: Dictionary of Cancer Terms [home, info]
  4. distress: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  5. Distress: Reactive Attachment Disorder [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Distress: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. DISTRESS: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. DISTRESS: Masonic Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. distress: Agricultural Thesaurus and Glossary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. distress: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (distress)

noun:  the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim ("Originally distress was a landloard's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien")
noun:  psychological suffering ("The death of his wife caused him great distress")
noun:  extreme physical pain ("The patient appeared to be in distress")
noun:  a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need) ("A ship in distress")
verb:  cause mental pain to ("The news of her child's illness distressed the mother")

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