distraught


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deeply agitated especially from emotion

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A mile down the hill, on the edge of the pine-forest, two half-frozen men - one powerfully sick at intervals - were varying mutual recriminations with the most poignant abuse of the Babu, who seemed distraught with terror.
He returned like one distraught to his wife, leaving the worthy mason, and also the neighbors who heard him to gather a few things for the needs of so terrible a want, hitherto unknown, for the two Corsicans had carefully hidden it from a feeling of pride.
The man's mind is not so well balanced but that he bores my Lady, who, after a languid effort to listen, or rather a languid resignation of herself to a show of listening, becomes distraught and falls into a contemplation of the fire as if it were her fire at Chesney Wold, and she had never left it.
Good Heavens, my nerves are all distraught," he said.
He was glad now that Hayward was not in London on Saturday afternoon when, distraught, he went in search of human comfort: he could not have prevented himself from telling him everything, and Hayward would have been astonished at his weakness.
The flower girl, distraught and mobbed, breaks through them to the gentleman, crying mildly] Oh, sir, don't let him charge me.
At sight of this he became almost distraught with rage.
He could distinctly see the distraught yet angry expression on the faces of these two men, who evidently did not realize what they were doing.
At dinner he seemed distraught, and early in the evening he excused himself and retired, Lady Greystoke following him very soon after.
For what seemed hours to the distraught girl she paced the floor of her apartment, awaiting the final summons to the presence of the mad king.
But during the balance of the trip, and for many days thereafter, he was moody and distraught.
Why, pretty well, John,' he returned, with the distraught air of a man who was casting about for the Philosopher's stone, at least.
But she wailed and smote her two hips, because she feared for her son and was greatly distraught in her heart; so she lamented and uttered winged words:
He stood on the steps of the Karenins' house like one distraught, and did not know what to do.
The Father of the Marshalsea always lifted up his eyebrows at this point, and became amiably distraught and smilingly absent in mind.