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distress

 [dĭ-stres´]
physical or mental anguish or suffering.
respiratory distress see adult respiratory distress syndrome and respiratory distress syndrome of newborn.
risk for spiritual distress a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as being at risk for an altered state of harmonious connectedness with all of life and the universe in which dimensions that transcend and empower the self may be disrupted.
spiritual distress
1. discomfort related to religious, intellectual, or cultural concerns.
2. a nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as disruption in the life principle that pervades a person's entire being and that integrates and transcends his or her biological and psychosocial nature. The person experiencing spiritual distress may express concern with the meaning of life and death, question the meaning of suffering or of his or her own existence, verbalize inner conflict about beliefs, express anger toward God or other Supreme Being (however defined), or actively seek spiritual assistance.

dis·tress

(dis-tres'),
Mental or physical suffering or anguish.
[L. distringo, to draw asunder]

distress

/dis·tress/ (dis-tres´) anguish or suffering.
idiopathic respiratory distress of newborn  respiratory distress syndrome of newborn.

distress

(dĭ-strĕs′)
n.
1. Anxiety or mental suffering.
2. Bodily dysfunction or discomfort caused by disease or injury.

dis·tress′ adj.

distress

[distres′]
Etymology: ME, distressen, to cause sorrow
an emotional or physical state of pain, sorrow, misery, suffering, or discomfort.

dis·tress

(dis-tres')
Mental or physical suffering or anguish.
[L. distringo, to draw asunder]

distress,

n harmful stress that tends to disturb the balance of body and mind and promotes ill health.

distress

physical or mental anguish or suffering.
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Anne, amused in spite of herself, was rather distressed for an answer, and the Admiral, fearing he might not have been civil enough, took up the subject again, to say--
He waited for the first pause in the conversation, and then with a distressed face left the room to find Sonya.
Yorkshire's construction industry continues to bear the brunt of nancial distress in the region, accounting for 24% of "critically" distressed businesses - 38 construction companies in total.
It has been widely noted that distressed properties (short sales and real estate--owned [REO] sales) tend to sell for lower prices than their non-distressed neighbors.
com)-- According to the Central Coast Regional Multiple Listing Service, distressed properties make up only 6% of the available listings on the market in San Luis Obispo today.
Baxter (1967) indicates that financially distressed firms may have difficulty obtaining trade credit.
The survey asked respondents whether the level of interest from specialist funds in distressed properties was increasing.
Participants without psychological distress at baseline who reported sleeping five hours or less per night were three times more likely to be distressed one year later (RR 3.
Dubai: A number of distressed funds are standing on the sidelines waiting to jump into Dubai's real estate pool and invest in some of the attractively valued assets, industry experts said on Tuesday.
Jesus had so much love and grace and forgiveness and power that he blew that narrow, distressed, and stinking grave wide open.
The federal banking agencies announced on August 30, 2005, the availability of the list of distressed and underserved nonmetropolitan middle-income geographies in which bank revitalization or stabilization activities will receive consideration under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) as "community development" pursuant to the revised CRA rules issued by the agencies on August 2, 2005.
The distressed property market in Japan is colored by both cultural and territorial issues.