Definition of distressing

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • distressing is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 13
  • distressing is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 13
  • distressing is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 15

Definition of distressing


  • bad; unfortunate (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. deplorable
    2. lamentable
    3. pitiful
    4. sad
    5. sorry
  • causing distress or worry or anxiety (adjective)

    Examples

    1. distressing (or disturbing) news

    Synonyms

    1. distressful
    2. disturbing
    3. perturbing
    4. troubling
    5. worrisome
    6. worrying

See definition of distressing in Merriam Webster