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What is another word for distressingly?

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Adverb
In an emotionally or mentally painful manner
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“King later apologized for writing the novel, saying he penned it during a distressing period in his life and wished it had never been published.”
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In a manner indicative of danger, urgency or seriousness
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To a deep, complete, and intense extent
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In a manner that causes dismay
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Adverb for causing worry, distress or anxiety
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“Giving evidence in court is a distressing situation where a person's integrity will be questioned.”
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Adverb for characterized by, or tending to cause, agitation, fear or anxiety
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“But the prophet would later give a distressing warning of judgment.”
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Adverb for disturbing in nature due to references to death or dying
“He likewise was troubled with very distressing visions of a frightful nature appearing to him immediately before the act of falling asleep.”
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Adverb for causing hurt or distress to someone's feelings
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“Yasin had trembled all over, expecting unprecedented evil or at least a distressing insult that would be observed by the shop owners and passersby.”
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Adverb for causing trouble, difficulties, or discomfort
“It could be argued, ironic though this may seem, that they had become by the early nineteenth century more of a distressing inconvenience than they had ever been a century before.”
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Adverb for deplorable or substandard in quality or condition
“Members have so often had to work in distressing conditions under the pressure of a program too vast for their insufficient resources.”
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Adverb for affected with, or causing, physical discomfort or pain
“The man had deliberately created a distressing wound on one of his arms, which he would dutifully expose to any member of the public who passed by his makeshift bed.”
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Adverb for severe or intense, especially in a painful or unpleasant way
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“At other times it covers the whole body and limbs, when it becomes a severe and distressing affection, from the great itching and pain which are its attendants.”
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Adverb for causing, or characterized by, a feeling of shock or surprise
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“To me that was the most shocking of the many shocking and distressing episodes in this whole dreary affair.”
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Adverb for generally displeasing or unpalatable in nature
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“And the distressing truth is that, for the present, this disease is incurable.”
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Adverb for causing, or likely to cause, harm or injury
“When you achieve a calmness of mind, then you will understand that your negative, distressing and harmful thoughts are disappearing.”
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