It must be distressing, trying to make logical plans about your future.
Our last session on the day ended on a sad note that was very distressing to Howie.
What emotions were distressing her this time?
Of such we may cite tuberculosis of the larynx, formerly as incurable as distressing; and "adenoids" - a disease revealed by intrascopic methods - which used grievously to thwart and stifle the growth both of mind and body in children, are now promptly removed, to the infinite advantage of the rising generation.
" Biliary colic " is the name given to the distressing symptoms associated with the passage of a stone through the narrow bileduct.