Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) straiten, distress (bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship)
- S: (v) distress (cause mental pain to) "The news of her child's illness distressed the mother"
- S: (adj) distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying (causing distress or worry or anxiety) "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"
- S: (adj) deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry (bad; unfortunate) "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"