Detailed Translations for distress from English to French


distress [the ~] noun

  1. the distress (grief; sorrow)
    la tristesse; le chagrin; la peine; le malheur; la souffrance; la douleur; l'affliction; l'ennui
  2. the distress (pain; sorrow; grief; misery; sadness)
    le mal; la peine
  3. the distress (beastliness; trouble)

Translation Matrix for distress:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
affliction distress; grief; sorrow annoyance; chagrin; dejection; depression; grief; melancholy; mournfulness; regret; sadness; sorrow; vexation; wistfulness
chagrin distress; grief; sorrow alarm; annoyance; anxiety; chagrin; concern; grief; melancholy; miser; mournfulness; sadness; sorrow; sourpuss; uneasiness; vexation; worry
douleur distress; grief; sorrow aching; annoyance; chagrin; contraction; hurting; labour pain; pain; sore; vexation; woe
emmerdement beastliness; distress; trouble chicane; chicanery; fuss; harping on; hassle; moaning; nagging; trouble; trouble making; whining
ennui distress; grief; sorrow blandness; bleakness; boredom; difficulty; drabness; dullness; grief; nuisance; weariness
mal distress; grief; misery; pain; sadness; sorrow aching; annoyance; chagrin; complaint; hurting; illness; inconvenience; nuisance; pain; pains; sore; strain; vexation
malheur distress; grief; sorrow accident; adversity; alarm; annoyance; anxiety; bad luck; blows; calamity; chagrin; concern; destitution; disaster; disasters; evil; grief; misery; misfortune; misfortunes; misère; punches; reverse; sadness; sorrow; squalor; tribulation; trouble; uneasiness; vexation; worry
peine distress; grief; misery; pain; sadness; sorrow alarm; annoyance; anxiety; chagrin; complaint; concern; confinement; custody; detention; difficulty; imprisonment; mournfulness; pains; punishment; sadness; sorrow; strain; uneasiness; vexation; worry
souffrance distress; grief; sorrow alarm; annoyance; anxiety; chagrin; concern; suffering; uneasiness; vexation; worry
tristesse distress; grief; sorrow alarm; annoyance; anxiety; blandness; bleakness; chagrin; concern; dejectedness; dejection; depression; depression of spirits; desolation; despair; desperation; despondency; drabness; dullness; gloom; grief; melancholy; misery; misfortune; mournfulness; pitifulness; regret; sadness; somberness; sombreness; sorrow; squalor; trouble; uneasiness; vexation; wistfulness; worry
- distraint; hurt; suffering
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- straiten
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- grief; grieve; seize; sorrow
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
chagrin melancholic; nostalgic; pensive; sad; wistful
mal bad; badly; causing sorrow; corrupt; critical; degenerate; depraved; evil-minded; false; grave; having one's period; improper; inappropriate; indelicat; low; malicious; mean; menstruating; nasty; out of place; perverted; putrefied; rotten; rude; serious; tactless; unacceptable; uncalled for; unsatisfactory; unseemly; unsuitable; vicious; wicked; with evil intention; worrying

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Related Definitions for "distress":

  1. the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim1
    • Originally distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien1
  2. psychological suffering1
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress1
  3. extreme physical pain1
    • the patient appeared to be in distress1
  4. a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)1
    • a ship in distress1
    • she was the classic maiden in distress1
  5. cause mental pain to1
    • The news of her child's illness distressed the mother1
  6. bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship1

Wiktionary Translations for distress:

  1. serious danger
  1. État d’abattement produit par un évènement malheureux.
  2. (familier, fr) Grand déplaisir, grande douleur mêlée de dépit.
  3. impression de souffrance, état pénible produire par un mal physique.
  4. extrême affliction.
  5. angoisse causer par un malheur imminent.
  6. Douleur, affliction, chagrin, déplaisir
  7. Souci, embarras
  1. rendre triste.
  2. Causer du chagrin, rendre triste.
  3. (vieilli) attrister fortement.
  4. transformer en solitude une région, une ville, en y exercer des ravages.
  5. Faire de la peine, causer du chagrin, de l’inquiétude, affliger.
  6. Faire souffrir quelque tourment de corps.

Cross Translation:
distress douleur; mal pijn — geestelijk leed
distress situation critique Notlage — schwierige, bedrohende Situation

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