Definition of Distressfully

1. Adverb. With distress. "`Doctor Rother says it's his only chance,' she added distressfully"

Partainyms: Distressful



Definition of Distressfully

1. Adverb. In a distressful way; showing distress ¹

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Definition of Distressfully

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Distressfully

distraughtly
distraughtness
distream
distreamed
distreaming
distreams
distress
distress call
distress signal
distressed
distressedly
distressedness
distresses
distressful
distressfull
distressfully (current term)
distressfulness
distressing
distressingly
distrest
distribuend
distribuends
distributable
distributaries
distributary
distribute
distributed
distributed computing
distributed data processing
distributed effort

Literary usage of Distressfully

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1. The Literary World by Samuel R. Crocker, Edward Abbott, Nicholas Paine Gilman, Madeline Vaughan Abbott Bushnell, Bliss Carman, Herbert Copeland (1881)
"... distressfully. For when great winds are gathering, forevermore The inarticulate waves make hoarse reply, Dry shrieks are heard in the mountains, ..."

2. The Fall of Abd-Ul-Hamid by Francis McCullagh (1910)
"distressfully they howled all night long in a blood-curdling, ... distressfully they howled, for if all of them did not see the northerners, all smelt them ..."

3. Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy (1920)
"But he persisted in his demand, and at last, to get rid of him, she did put up her lips as directed for producing a clear note; laughing distressfully, ..."

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