To his distress, he saw that she was crying again.
The dog dug up the garden much to Mary's distress.
Sally tried to conceal her distress over the poorly written report.
The scandal has caused the administration great distress.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
The flare was a signal from a ship in distress.
Mary told John that she was no damsel in distress.
He offered financial help to several families in distress.
They picked up a distress call from a small aircraft heading towards Omaha.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
A number of students complained of gastric distress after eating the spinach.
The obstetrician decided to perform a Caesarian when the baby began to show signs of distress during labor.
An abnormal heart rhythm is one sign of fetal distress.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3
Distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4