Definition of Distresses

1. Verb. (third-person singular of distress) ¹



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Definition of Distresses

1. distress [v] - See also: distress

Lexicographical Neighbors of Distresses

distraite
distraught
distraughted
distraughtly
distraughtness
distream
distreamed
distreaming
distreams
distress
distress call
distress signal
distressed
distressedly
distressedness
distresses
distressful
distressfull
distressfully
distressfulness
distressing
distressingly
distrest
distribuend
distribuends
distributable
distributaries
distributary
distribute
distributed

Literary usage of Distresses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"These troubles and distresses that you go through are no sign that God hath forsaken you ; but are sent to try you, whether you will call to mind that which ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1823)
"Agricultural Distresses—Mr. Brougham's Motion for relieving them by a diminution of Taxes~The Plans proposed by Government for their Relief—Revival of the ..."

3. Construction Construed, and Constitutions Vindicated by John Taylor (1820)
"THE Distresses OF THE UNITED STATES. The previous attempts to ascertain the principles and construction of our constitutions have been made with a view of ..."

4. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1823)
"Agricultural Distresses—Mr. Brougham's Motion for relieving thesis by a diminution ... T HE distresses of the agricultural interest continued to occupy the ..."

5. Opinions of Eminent Lawyers, on Various Points of English Jurisprudence by George Chalmers (1814)
"... The distresses, both of our commerce, and our colonies, during the revolution war, created discontent : and this discontent, and those distresses, ..."

6. A Digest of the Law of Uses and Profits of Landby Stephen Martin Leake by Stephen Martin Leake (1888)
"Wrongful distresses are distinguished as being illegal, irregular, or excessive:—An illegal distress is where the goods are taken in an illegal manner, ..."

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