Đồng nghĩa của distressing

Alternative for distressing

Đồng nghĩa: deplorable, distressful, disturbing, lamentable, perturbing, pitiful, sad, sorry, troubling, worrisome, worrying,

distresses, distressed, distressing

Đồng nghĩa: afflict, agonize, bother, disturb, hurt, pain, torment, torture, trouble, upset,

Trái nghĩa: comfort, consolation, relief, solace,

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Upsetting, or causing anxiety, sorrow or pain
sad grievous painful heartbreaking harrowing dreadful woeful upsetting tragic lamentable unfortunate agonising agonizing deplorable disturbing regrettable distressful difficult pitiful traumatic heartrending shocking worrying poignant disquieting tormenting hurtful saddening affecting unlucky alarming unsettling frightening afflicting stressful tragical afflictive concerning fearful haunting nagging confronting heart-rending gut-wrenching nerve-racking heart-breaking wretched miserable awful bad dismal terrible dire excruciating unpleasant pathetic mournful sorry bitter grim sorrowful severe appalling depressing pitiable piteous troublesome harsh poor gloomy rotten unhappy doleful bleak calamitous melancholy disappointing lousy cheerless nasty moving sombre grave disagreeable offensive somber torturous horrible disheartening displeasing cruel galling disastrous unfavourable frightful hard hopeless unfavorable tough unwelcome joyless desolate solemn rueful plaintive discouraging crushing dreary forlorn vexatious dispiriting touching intense atrocious distasteful uncomfortable horrifying heavy comfortless undesirable harmful fierce oppressive unpalatable objectionable intolerable vile trying execrable irksome mean tear-jerking morose funereal dark injurious abject horrid unbearable taxing daunting acute troubling forbidding dangerous extreme shameful tearful glum horrendous exacting sour drear dolorous unacceptable damaging ghastly serious black abominable onerous repugnant worrisome unpleasing uncongenial lugubrious annoying horrific destructive ruinous revolting paltry afflicted anguished foul challenging stirring melancholic bothersome unsavory yucky yukky unlovely icky inferior disconcerting repellent depressive unendurable wicked brutal unsavoury detestable insufferable adverse sullen racking crummy critical catastrophic disconsolate weighty discomforting burdensome sharp disgraceful repulsive chilling obnoxious punishing inadequate stinging sore hostile hairy arduous grief-stricken irritating unsatisfactory perturbing searing odious devastating terrifying sickening egregious scurvy rough detrimental exigent savage depressed base violent low loathsome awkward distressed drab dejected blue monstrous lachrymose formidable disgusting demanding morbid suffering unnerving deadly abysmal contemptible lame disadvantageous wounding abhorrent godawful intimidating gruesome inopportune merciless toilsome cutting perilous sepulchral torturing pressing cataclysmic demoralizing vexing teary ominous unkind very bad rigorous piercing pernicious raging wrenching mortifying reprehensible tortuous heartbroken hellish blameworthy demoralising hellacious despondent downcast vicious shabby grieving woebegone macabre nightmarish gross despicable crestfallen downhearted diabolical problematic down overwhelming hateful exquisite nauseating uninviting wrong mediocre parlous despairing substandard testing shattering too bad wearisome ugly peracute stiff unsuitable thorny strenuous punk hazardous rugged off-putting inimical worthless austere agitating emotional shooting grisly tiresome precarious killing desperate stabbing dejecting to be pitied hurting meagre backbreaking meager ill-advised dismaying grinding tender down in the mouth cumbersome down in the dumps aching deleterious cheap ignominious outrageous scary tricky discomposing ruthless heart-wrenching unpromising godforsaken penetrating biting sober ferocious heavy-hearted hideous dispirited impoverished ruthful inauspicious mirthless plangent fearsome lurid pitiless delicate heartsick laborious grody cold inconsolable unpropitious exhausting heartsore sticky deficient baneful useless murky vehement gruelling crippling inappropriate murderous weak faulty subpar suboptimal unworthy dolent wearing low-spirited shoddy rubbish sinister tenebrous unrelenting insufficient direful foreboding uphill unforgiving grueling tearing tiring elegiac fatiguing gray grey wack wanting crumby plutonian God-awful dissatisfactory beastly junky ill-fated Cimmerian back-breaking spartan bush off ill abusive nocuous nocent ponderous Herculean disenchanting tedious untoward excessive malicious spiteful unfriendly barbed damaged scarring unconducive untimely compassionate arousing commiserative bush-league no good below par not up to par baleful fatal unpopular fraught troublous powerful impressive drastic eerie undesired dirty nerve-wracking acerbic profound regretful commiserable impactful beggarly mordacious inexcusable dolesome derisible smarting dissatisfying sensitive agonized tight burning squalid raw sorrowing insignificant heinous achy pessimistic humourless humorless broken-hearted stinking unappealing sordid agonised consequential embittering prickly fateful unspeakable inhuman chronic mortal invidious life-threatening almighty frustrating strong scandalous significant dingy weepy cruddy unwanted iniquitous brokenhearted knotty relentless hardhanded god-awful poverty-stricken droopy heavyhearted hangdog saddened tortured intensive repellant indigent scungy terrific dishonourable dishonorable unsought imperfect mighty problematical ticklish dodgy chancy iffy defective opprobrious chill hefty inconvenient persnickety painstaking inadmissible ridiculous stringent sucky tenebrific discommodious cast down dreich saturnine bruising debilitating inexorable unsatisfying sunless lonesome elegiacal ill-timed shadowy in pain dubious questionable suspect imperious troubled threatening derisory operose moiling sweaty killer wearying toilful tall draining effortful herculean inhospitable straitened scabrous overpowering knackering sapping upstream vigorous jarring gargantuan unyielding struggling unhealthy aggravating ambitious depleting backbreaker unsparing time-consuming energy-consuming headache not up to scratch tormentous from hunger not satisfying anguishing second-rate merciful anxiety-inducing feel-bad unattractive pain-filled melting dampening desolating disillusioning beseeching ruined imploring entreating supplicating stark oppressed tense unadvantageous emotive petty puny brackish unappetizing downbeat thrilling cataclysmal glaring pensive telling soul-stirring uplifting heart-warming prejudicial crashing responsible damning dirgeful keen mind-blowing cursed jinxed rancid pesky gnarly sentimental nostalgic passionate expressive a pity unearthly flat nefarious flagrant anxiety provoking trashy filthy unforgivable infelicitous catastrophal soaring devastated mourning inept destitute irritable bewildering crying crucial inglorious preposterous senseless anticlimactic mischievous flagitious heartwarming affective rejected scabby grubby scummy sneaking ratty yucko controversial urgent stern ghostly gory grotesque undermining virulent unpardonable unconscionable indefensible sinful foolish darkening shrewd acheronian acherontic lethal excluded uninvited overtaxing plodding villainous considerable eye-watering racked feeble ignoble immoral discreditable disreputable insupportable dislikable pain drag emotionally moving negative venomous dour great remorseless mephitical perplexing revulsive unamusing grewsome nightmare dread hair-raising spine-chilling redoubtable irretrievable deathly hapless inexpedient looking on the black side harrying plaguing ill-favoured exceptionable lonely cloudy unjustifiable absurd ludicrous laughable major intemperate inclement provoking weird shady spooky spookish portentous bodeful threnodic dirge-like tyrannical disruptive unseasonable hard-pressed doubtful treacherous jeopardous apocalyptic rocky full of hardship strained ill-omened ill-boding messy downer bummer snide catty sarky corrosive irritated arousing affect criminal silly third-rate foolish-looking extremely upsetting sick unwished for unwished-for dictatorial repressive oppressing scowling paralyzing paralysing knifelike drilling bereft long-faced domineering autocratic reddened chafed inflamed beyond contempt scathing slighting not wanted ill-favored high-impact drudgy tough going titanic worksome uphill battle hard-won immense no picnic marathon impossible prohibitive unremitting staggering colossal like getting blood out of a stone dicey easier said than done slavish torturesome labored laboured high-pressure really hard difficile problem not easy very hard gigantic snarky acidulous incommodious death-obsessed despotic unjust undemocratic draconian sobering menacing big crude throbbing hurt in sorrow in mourning insulting tyrannous full of sorrow unsound piddling trifling unhandy incommoding discommoding small red bruised authoritarian iron-fisted ropy duff tactless unimpressive junk lemon subnormal insensitive negligible weeping wailing deploring bewailing bemoaning funeral ill-starred hard-hearted unmanageable unwieldy vitriolic overbearing anti-democratic punitive unfair coercive injured wounded minimal trivial dolorific pestiferous high-handed peremptory overweening jerry-built below average low-grade minor-league low-quality minor league tenth-rate below standard small potatoes poor-quality second rate not up to snuff caustic abscessed pained ulcerated ironhanded heavy-handed confining rough going superincumbent acid maleficent trenchant pointed lacking deep impermissible amiss schlocky thin blistering explosive Augean pick-and-shovel furious not good enough for the birds no great shakes leaving a lot to be desired not much cop sedate grotty uncool nauseous consuming concentrated heightened shrill sudden heavy-duty nail-biting finely tuned extremely bad more than one can bear more than flesh and blood can stand

Adjective

Causing worry, distress or anxiety
upsetting disturbing disquieting perturbing troublesome unsettling discomforting troubling discomposing worrisome nasty nagging troublous trying harassing irksome worrying bothersome annoying irritating difficult aggravating vexing vexatious unpleasant tiresome wearisome alarming inconvenient burdensome provoking dismaying exasperating agitating maddening niggling taxing awkward harrowing painful disagreeable disconcerting nerve-racking discommoding distressful tormenting frightening discouraging galling thorny tricky hairy concerning pesky harrying creepy startling severe plaguy pestiferous frustrating pestilential pestilent ominous hard laborious gloomy onerous sinister foreboding depressing perplexing problematic rankling unnerving riling abrasive daunting peeving infuriating chafing carking nettling toilsome nettlesome threatening intrusive impeding disruptive consequential traumatic pesty rebarbative plaguey pessimistic displeasing scary tedious infernal anxious-making nerve-wracking agonizing confounded agonising cussed fraught uncertain embarrassing prophetic nail-biting grave prickly sticky demanding irking unwelcome teasing grating antagonizing tense enraging jarring antagonising anxious wearing restless nervous uneasy enough to try the patience of a saint enough to drive you up the wall disappointing knotty incommodious gnawing mean boring ugly wicked gut-wrenching bedevilling unamusing unpleasing punchable uncongenial bedeviling confronting hurtful shocking stressful panicky menacing terrifying intimidating objectionable wretched repugnant dreadful arduous oppressive discomfiting challenging forbidding lamentable deplorable puzzling dire devastating apprehensive afflicting importunate festering antipathetic intractable ungovernable undisciplined murder rough damaging tough heavy repressive uphill rowdy messy infestive dangerous disorderly unsatisfying unattractive impossible off-putting offensive provocative instigative inflaming charged inflammatory exciting instigating inciting piquing incendiary affronting goading insulting agitational stimulating agitative edgy controversial in-your-face obstructive humiliating distasteful unpalatable plaguing acid afflictive ticklish delicate dodgy complex tricksy problematical complicated involved spiny intricate sensitive touchy catchy convoluted vexed formidable baffling

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Causing a feeling of surprise, fear or dismay
shocking appalling dreadful horrible ghastly horrifying disgusting hideous outrageous scandalous awful disgraceful monstrous offensive revolting terrible abominable frightful odious repulsive sickening atrocious foul horrific nauseating loathsome unspeakable abhorrent disquieting repellent repugnant horrendous obscene vile fearsome forbidding frightening grisly scary stupefying disturbing heartstopping horrid perturbing terrifying upsetting agitating alarming amazing astonishing bad bewildering dire direful distasteful evil fearful formidable fulsome grewsome gross gruesome intimidating lurid macabre nasty nauseous nightmare nightmarish noisome noxious obnoxious overwhelming rancid repellant staggering startling stunning terrific ugly unsettling abysmal deplorable godawful hellacious redoubtable surprising unnerving detestable glaring heinous wicked hair-raising from hell spine-chilling grim harrowing daunting dread petrifying unpleasant worrying dismaying chilling grody tremendous disgustful grievous hateful objectionable beastly loathly menacing disagreeable scaring baleful astounding sick-making dangerous shameful morbid egregious execrable sinister insufferable sick serious eerie disconcerting creepy gut-churning bloodcurdling diabolical traumatic unsightly violent severe yucky savage disheartening vicious bloody tragic gory excessive intolerable lamentable grotesque very bad despicable extreme calamitous displeasing mean unpalatable shuddersome lousy depressing wretched spooky awesome icky gnarly hairy spine-tingling imposing poor stinking rubbish vulgar grotty causing fear God-awful godforsaken harsh concerning bloodthirsty unpardonable abject unforgivable brutal terribly bad inexcusable heavy sanguine unearthly strange ghoulish sublime desperate unsavoury weird dazing disorienting grave dreaded dismal awe-inspiring blood-and-guts blood-and-thunder sanguinary rotten excruciating unsavory off-putting blood-stained disastrous inconvenient punk unwelcome unfortunate murderous troubling eldritch mean-looking impressive discouraging fierce blood-curdling threatening solemn frozen foreboding irksome demoralizing bothersome discomforting afraid striking massive powerful discommoding troublesome like death warmed up infamous vexing discomposing villainous festy nefarious raunchy yucko very unpleasant grungy iniquitous cruel unreasonable onerous steep ruthless unbearable numbing unendurable immoderate exorbitant insupportable unfair inhuman flagrant barbaric gut-wrenching demoralising infernal exasperating impossible unwarranted fiendish OTT extravagant maddening preposterous O.T.T. extortionate uncivilised depraving flagitious debasing contemptible uncivilized ungodly debauching corrupt contumelious notorious scurrilous too great malevolent degenerate shaming wanton criminal sinful disgracing opprobrious ignoble over the top jolting flabbergasting dumbfounding jarring blindsiding dumfounding unbelievable confounding jaw-dropping eye-opening mind-boggling mind-blowing eye-popping hard to believe

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Causing embarrassment or unease
embarrassing humiliating discomfiting disconcerting upsetting mortifying shameful shaming awkward uncomfortable compromising flustering confusing degrading delicate demeaning sensitive tricky agitating discomposing discountenancing disturbing ignominious touchy troublesome barro blush-making cringe-making cringeworthy cringey discreditable disgraceful dishonoring dishonouring toe-curling bewildering disagreeable discommoding discommodious distracting equivocal exasperating excruciating impossible incommodious inconvenient inopportune perplexing puzzling rattling troubling trying uneasy unpropitious unseemly worrisome unsettling off-putting unpleasant sticky thorny painful unnerving difficult vexatious nerve-racking alarming embarrassed ticklish bothersome dicey untimely problematical problematic gnarly hairy knotty dodgy perturbing worrying concerning baffling dismaying anxious-making charged tense tickly galling annoying bitter torturous dolorous bumpy prickly irritating rough hard fraught confronting afflictive grievous distressed itchy wearisome scratchy causing discomfort ill-fitting controversial nasty tough catchy precarious tricksy spiny complicated contentious emotive volatile uncertain unpredictable agonizing restless nervous agonising anxious touch-and-go risky intricate discomforting provocative convoluted heavy laborious operose rugged formidable strenuous complex heated chancy involved divisive critical scandalous kid-glove hair-trigger nettlesome inflamed irritated

Adjective

In urgent need of immediate attention
pressing imperative important compelling critical crucial urgent vital burning high-priority demanding exigent importunate necessary serious acute clamant constraining crying dire emergent imperious instant key necessitous pivotal essential inescapable claiming clamouring clamoring exacting forcing heat-on hurry-up immediate irresistible obliging persuasive requiring unyielding now or never of the essence of the utmost importance significant paramount indispensable required requisite needed of great consequence needful pre-eminent all-important life-and-death mandatory fundamental integral consequential vitally important must-have momentous compulsory called for obligatory grave central prerequisite desperate decisive great weighty substantive basic pertinent current all important cardinal extreme topical prevalent relevant severe controversial active drastic intense contemporary binding parlous terrible peremptory climacteric sore live very important deciding very great demanded primary heavy principal meaningful chief earth-shattering life-or-death world-shaking bottom-line insistent overriding coercive unavoidable without lacking needing worrying strategic determinative necessitating involving basal fatal major radical mission-critical business-critical demanding attention real calling for clamorous underlined constitutive lively nitty-gritty much needed meat-and-potatoes name-of-the-game coal-and-ice of interest incumbent intrinsic involuntary forced core nonelective emergency impelling popular dominant widespread running appropriate compulsatory rudimentary innate inherent leading capital driving foremost quintessential expedient incumbent on prime wanted name of game specified desired preferred elementary proper recommended de rigueur prevailing earnest circulating common portentous historic alive debatable unsettled fateful apocalyptic determining effective top-priority called-for life and death epoch-making earth-shaking far-reaching of current interest life-saving world-shattering life or death of great moment of vital importance extremely important

Adjective

Upset and angry
sore angry annoyed cross upset irritated angered enraged furious indignant vexed aggrieved bitter irked resentful bothered rancorous acrimonious disgruntled displeased dissatisfied exasperated galled offended peeved riled affronted aggravated embittered hurt miffed nettled pained piqued ruffled stung apoplectic ballistic cheesed off choleric eggy enflamed foaming fuming grieved hopping horn-mad hot in a temper incensed inflamed infuriate infuriated irate ireful livid mad narked outraged put out rabid rankled riley roiled shirty steaming ticked wrathful wroth hoha steamed teed off tooshie acrid afflicted annoying brassed off browned off grieving hacked off hard in high dudgeon peed off steamed up troubled weighty not best pleased ticked off in a huff hot under the collar bent out of shape hopping mad fit to be tied going crook in a fume in a pet blue in the face huffy provoked foaming at the mouth boiling raging seething up in arms fed up discontented beside oneself snaky miffy on the warpath incandescent testy choked snuffy crook maddened wild vex irritable ratty frenzied in a frenzy ropeable beside yourself aerated raving in a lather sullen as cross as two sticks frustrated ranting disturbed soreheaded in a bad mood worked up sulky agitated spiteful ill-humoured off the air ill-humored distressed crabby wounded splenetic perturbed waxy red unhappy grumpy insulted petulant irascible peevish sour surly scunnered ill-tempered bad-tempered impatient grouchy snappy touchy very angry seeing red wrath hot-tempered wound up short-tempered swollen fiery heated malcontent hateful churlish bloodshot flustered chafed harassed cranky antagonized frantic tetchy hostile prickly stroppy antagonised injured in a paddy in a bate quick-tempered out of humour out of sorts with all guns blazing grudging chagrined disgusted fractious querulous hacked nasty snappish crabbed fretful crotchety cynical waspish chippy perverse venomous spare snarky pettish snippy snippety liverish stuffy painful filthy passionate raspy bummed out out of humor boiling mad at daggers drawn raging mad needled sensitive disaffected rattled worried bugged violent berserk anguished disagreeable cantankerous malignant vehement scornful vitriolic slighted discontent disappointed unforgiving desperate demented crazed maniac bent unreasonable smoking insane corybantic irrational huffish harried malicious critical morose roused captious burned up dyspeptic uptight acid mean narky vindictive scandalized antagonistic crusty grousing out of temper griping dirty unglued shocked scandalised storming dark short ill-disposed gnashing one's teeth mardy caviling cavilling hard done by in a towering rage in a rage thin-skinned all steamed up overcome with anger ill-natured pushed too far at boiling point blown a gasket in a filthy temper beside yourself with rage sombre somber pink scalding steamy piping unimpressed airborne air-to-air flying ballistical surface-to-air goaded excited burning with excitement anxious het up blazing p.o.'d raw infected reproachful snubbed confused fretted hassled chafing septic reddened tormented rousted snitty bloody dishonored humiliated perplexed salty dogged buffaloed festered itching smarting tender stinging burning itchy angry-looking black flaming umbrageous dishonoured blazing mad flaming mad wronged wry as black as thunder puffed up fevered festering at end of one's rope hot and bothered rubbed the wrong way harmed very upset out of control out of countenance blistered burnt scalded in a wax ill-used woeful saddened malcontented crabbing bellyaching uncontent kvetching kicking ungratified contemptuous disdainful raving mad revengeful begrudging malevolent persecuted oppressed victimised depressed victimized full-on all-out uncompromising energetic manic breakneck concerted bad tempered out of joint red-rimmed vengeful pernicious jaundiced up the wall severe extremely angry sardonic irreconcilable caustic baleful virulent gory disillusioned exacerbated malign alienated soured catty maleficent malefic estranged with chip on shoulder grudge-bearing jumpy faultfinding with a chip on one's shoulder antipathetic poisonous fierce bloodstained ensanguined vicious frenetic rage tense implacable begruding evil-intentioned temperamental feisty bristly glum curt moody unsociable argumentative gruff volatile whingy full of hate with a chip on your shoulder nursing a grudge shrewish brusque misanthropic hotheaded pouty oversensitive ornery obstinate quarrelsome difficult bilious contentious truculent harsh pertinacious uncooperative snarling contrary peckish whiny peppery hypercritical whining miserable grumbling curmudgeonly crybaby ungracious gloomy iracund tough brooding iracundulous edgy bearish pouting fussy disputatious scratchy waspy trying having got out of bed on the wrong side dour nasty-tempered mumpish growling tart sharp in a mood sorehead saturnine blunt cussed fault-finding on edge cross-grained carping awkward like a bear with a sore head on a short fuse complaining fretting vinegary whingeing childish foul-tempered out-of-sorts hasty hot-blooded ugly having got out of bed the wrong side obstreperous short-fused chuffy easily offended unfriendly aggressive unpleasant belligerent bloody-minded rude glowering bellicose pugnacious mopey scrappy unkind combative moping discourteous uncivil impolite scowling arsey defiant uncommunicative confrontational abrupt excitable threatening inhospitable militant frowning aloof uncongenial warlike joyless unmannerly unsympathetic unresponsive censorious unsmiling inimical hot-headed menacing agonistic ticklish discordant taciturn ferocious assaultive obnoxious sourpussed distant humourless humorless sulking cruel unapproachable hurtful sarcastic mean-spirited negative restive destructive easily upset restless abusive cold adversarial wicked mopish cool disobliging unattractive snarly dejected envenomed chilly cheerless louring atrabilious bad frosty stern inconsiderate scathing boorish unhelpful unneighbourly frigid unruly gladiatorial discouraged unlikable dismal savage brawly withdrawn blue chill wintry clammy cold-blooded cold-eyed wintery antiseptic uncordial hard-eyed gelid brittle frozen icy arctic glacial coldish intimidating impulsive impetuous uncharitable hate-filled inflammable stiff down in the mouth ready for a fight sharp-tongued loudmouthed unsavoury uneasy offensive distraught uncomfortable overwrought objectionable mighty good and mad mad as hell stressed fidgety foul unlikeable disrespected terse disrespectful brief hypersensitive vinegarish crazy spunky acute acerbic bad-humored ready to be tied lugubrious wrought up ill at ease unsettled no-nonsense laconic rough bluff unindulgent uncontrollable ungenerous tempersome zowerswopped adverse disheartened recalcitrant offhand Eeyorish pessimistic sober wreck unquiet overstrung twitchy nervous refractory crackers forceful viperous perversely irritable emotional like a bear ill-mannered unceremonious froward plaintive murmuring stewed apt to fly off the handle toey indomitable indocile uncompliant ill offish off unfulfilled defeated perturbable dicey hazardous unsafe unpredictable highly strung unsavory litigious agitable broody with a long face sharp-tempered got up on wrong side of bed crude boisterous unsatisfied unsated disputative in a funk in the sulks in a strop having a fit of the sulks having short fuse unlovable evil-minded neurotic mopy kittle skittish warring factious wired up moaning wailing crying deploring lamenting grumbly bemoaning whimpering eristic hot under collar carrying a chip on your shoulder hung up bundle of nerves ghastly insufferable unbearable frightful irritating controversial polemical polemic battling dissentious fighting unloveable ructious arguesome wrangling bickering tempestuous impassioned turbulent war brawling high-strung long-faced hard to please easily agitated easily frightened have chip on shoulder forbidding evil despondent huffy irascible steely uninviting flinty disconsolate sad downcast serious formidable melancholic forlorn low down strict stony sinister stark lowering solemn ungentle fell austere grave unamicable antisocial inconsolable disenchanted crestfallen doleful gutted downhearted unsocial unwelcoming unaffable bolshie aggers resolute bleak reserved stand-offish sorrowful deadly terrifying cowing terrorizing vituperous terrorising trenchant mordacious insolent frightening browbeating bullying mordant gray grey grim supercilious unforthcoming haughty impersonal indifferent adversary mortal sick Olympian starchy spoiling for a fight mean-looking boot-faced against conflicting opposite competitive unpromising opposed unneighborly low-spirited not on speaking terms disparaging overcritical deprecating nagging pedantic quibbling niggling pettifogging nit-picking hair-splitting nitpicking criticizing judgemental judgmental disapproving rejective pernickety pass-remarkable nitpicky thorny exceptive criticising exacting unjust unfair hairsplitting very critical petty demanding trivial cavillous finicky tricky

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To be irritating or upsetting, typically with repeated or unpleasant acts
annoying harassing aggravating antagonizing bugging exasperating galling getting goading irking irritating narking nettling peeving pestering riling ruffling vexing frustrating nagging upsetting angering bothering displeasing disturbing hassling incensing infuriating maddening making angry needling provoking teasing agitating getting to incommoding making cross molesting perturbing troubling worrying badgering bedeviling bedevilling breaking chafing enraging frosting gnawing grating harrying henpecking nudging persecuting piquing plaguing riding rubbing up the wrong way spiting beleaguering burning up driving crazy driving to distraction graveling gravelling rankling antagonising bumming out driving mad eating getting at getting under your skin getting up your nose getting your goat giving someone grief giving someone the hump hacking off making your blood boil teeing off ticking off winding up cheesing off driving round the bend driving round the twist driving up the wall egging on firing up getting in your hair getting on your wick getting your back up getting your dander up hacking you off heating up making someone see red making waves turning off working on asking for it getting on your nerves giving someone the pip putting your back up hitting where one lives inflaming putting out miffing driving nuts getting across getting on someone's nerves getting someone's wick ruffling someone's feathers making someone's blood boil getting in someone's hair rattling someone's cage getting someone's dander up getting on one's nerves trying someone's patience getting on someone's tits getting up someone's nose getting someone's hackles up getting under someone's skin getting someone's goat making someone's hackles rise getting someone's back up tormenting afflicting discomposing disquieting rattling fretting disconcerting flustering rasping dismaying unsettling besetting perplexing hounding fazing griping oppressing torturing offending paining agonizing burdening fussing itching discomfiting giving a hard time alarming concerning ailing harrowing unnerving flurrying agonising distracting stressing hurting discomforting confusing confounding trying racking unhinging depressing mortifying outraging grieving discommoding frazzling distempering haunting affronting discombobulating derailing exercising roiling bullying straining saddening inconveniencing hagriding weirding out freaking out wounding exacerbating baiting discountenancing cursing embarrassing appalling throwing gnawing at shaking alaruming undoing nonplussing anguishing besieging humping disgusting bewildering niggling dogging frightening chivvying making uneasy intimidating disgruntling picking on aggrieving daunting chagrining disheartening mithering discouraging scaring making anxious weighing down putting off throwing off balance devilling deviling excruciating heckling hectoring puzzling taunting abashing stinging rankling with rubbing the wrong way causing suffering to stirring up taxing insulting sickening shaking up demoralizing dispiriting affecting chivying pursuing spooking lying heavy on panicking demoralising disrupting stewing disobliging smiting browbeating abrading taking aback dejecting grating on eating at cutting to the quick blighting shocking fearing crushing horrifying obsessing dissatisfying terrorizing injuring exciting sweating flummoxing mystifying dumbfounding crucifying casting down keeping after pothering burning getting under one's skin keeping on at going on at terrorising assailing traumatizing rousing interrupting nauseating importuning cowing madding iring enflaming chilling chillin hazing dissing muddling making uncomfortable fuddling throwing off steaming up tantalizing sending into a rage working up causing anxiety to getting one's goat putting someone off their stroke nagging at weighing heavily on giving a bad time tantalising traumatising eating away at intruding upon baffling repelling startling overwhelming dampening deranging victimizing ridiculing pressing embittering criticizing disappointing dashing wearying addling ragging wringing dunning terrifying beating attacking preoccupying crazing making miserable preying on hanging over putting down imposing on driving bananas criticising psyching out getting on someone's wick mixing up dumping on bending someone's ear putting on the spot hanging up wearing on victimising causing trouble to revolting destabilizing disordering brooding souring devastating slighting driving you up the wall repulsing unmanning harming ribbing jarring deterring bamboozling desolating chaffing confronting pricking disarranging tiring unbalancing moving surprising befuddling stumping getting across someone dazing gibing making nervous slapping possessing interfering abasing suffering martyring debilitating making wretched flooring feeling uneasy putting into a flap beating down rattling one's cage harping on at bleeding getting in one's hair weighing making unhappy jarring on putting in a spot weighing on putting someone's nose out of joint causing discomfort to getting on nerves throwing into a tizz losing sleep destabilising breathing down someone's neck wearing trying the patience of rubbing you up the wrong way putting someone's back up putting to trouble getting a rise out of getting on somebody's nerves putting a damper on knocking for six wearing out getting under skin causing anguish to sapping facing mocking testing bemusing subduing jeering scolding damaging disaffecting stupefying disillusioning prodding overawing domineering guying inciting festering stretching carping draining awing aweing berating scandalizing lowering foxing disorienting buffaloing mazing reviling imposing despairing jolting disparaging shattering disorganizing scarring scorning pressurizing disrespecting enervating befogging disarraying cramping caviling cavilling chiding reproaching meddling mistreating gripping relucting pressing down on bringing down posing muddying curdling picking at disorientating pushing upbraiding boring stunning turning concerning oneself arousing stressing out making despondent making fretful disenchanting taking making self-conscious bumming indisposing breaking one's heart fuming biting visiting making it hot for someone giving the business umbraging pecking at tearing making it tough messing with flipping out hurting someone's feelings getting your hackles up getting in a sweat raising your hackles getting down sticking in one's craw lousing up hacking setting one's teeth on edge balling up knocking sideways getting in a fluster scandalising driving insane making someone scratch their head inflicting anguish on punishing turning on infesting tormenting oneself making things hot for someone causing someone to lose their composure intoxicating leaning on getting in a tizz hurting one's feelings getting someone pulling the rug out from under trying your patience giving offence to making blood boil getting worked up examining hunting getting in a tizzy getting in a panic pulling the rug from under throwing into a tizzy getting overwrought getting in a flap losing sleep over wronging imposing upon flipping quizzing getting in a lather giving trouble causing concern to making discontented acerbating torturing oneself causing agony to going to one's head intruding trying one's patience niggling at blowing one's mind taking the piss out of getting in a state making punchy setting someone back on their heels pushing buttons getting someone down doing in pressurising causing anxiety making a scene getting steamed up letting down buffeting dulling buffetting inebriating aching occupying exhausting irritating greatly spurring heating hurrying bedogging compressing squeezing pinching browning off empurpling causing annoyance to causing resentment to wigging getting on someone ruffling one's feathers excoriating recurring reminding insisting cutting putting your nose out of joint insisting on bustling causing disquiet to finding fault tangling searing giving someone hell pushing someon's buttons messing putting to some trouble being stimulating hurting the feelings of tearing to pieces knocking off balance steaming consternating buttonholing resenting eating up shaming unquieting pushing one's buttons making restless preying on one's mind complicating astounding getting in the way amazing staying with coming back to putting off his or her stride taking the wind out of someone's sails worsting discontenting humiliating making downhearted tweaking running up the wrong way questioning chevying belabouring feeling unwell feeling pain causing to panic barracking booing stirring making it tough for cutting up strapping doing a number on arousing anxiety in nit-picking throwing a curve blinding knocking props out unstringing fraying tattering eroding taking over taking control of fermenting sending into a spin putting on edge envenoming rousting foiling thwarting grizzling prostrating repressing causing to lose heart deprecating drooping jarring upon setting your teeth on edge grating upon wearing upon capping mispleasing zinging cooling winging sounding grilling dizzying catching somebody unawares astonishing catching somebody off balance dwelling on biting one's nails getting stressed having qualms riling up rubbing one the wrong way tiring out making severe demands on making demands on putting a strain on setting on putting someone out taking a rise out of starting setting one off working into lather shouting down deeply upsetting inflicting trauma making flip macerating foraying ventilating noodging bullyragging working someone up bugging up despoiling jerking around winding somebody up playing dirty boning leading someone a merry dance playing cat and mouse putting through wringer rubbing salt in wound alienating poisoning accosting obtruding encroaching breaking in demeaning sticking it to lying heavily on bringing pressure to bear on giving it to dishing it out putting pressure on preying on your mind dishing out overcharging crabbing begrudging getting even grudging upsetting the apple cart cramping style wearing down scouring hissing quickening motivating awaking absorbing igniting grabbing attracting interesting finding fault with grinding paralysing becoming bored grating at having had enough making fed up losing patience dementing jumbling rummaging downing displacing putting blustering furbelowing frilling throwing into tizzy getting up somebody's nose getting on the wrong side of driving you crazy sticking the knife into singling out exiling expelling dragooning getting the knife into petting tiffing huffing discrediting dishonouring knocking the wind out of ill-treating hurting deeply causing pain to harshing one's mellow lampooning getting on the nerves of getting in the hair of razzing taking the mickey out of affrighting slandering dispraising abusing giving the cold shoulder giving a zinger pushing the buttons of thumbing nose at causing suffering causing anguish throwing into confusion throwing into disorder causing sorrow lambasting mourning throwing into uproar causing offense making livid making your hackles rise driving you out of your mind driving you off your head making you see red driving you round the twist driving out of mind driving you to distraction making somebody's blood boil driving you round the bend driving somebody up the wall causing inconvenience to creating difficulties for making awkward making ashamed owning showing up raging wearing away biting into gnawing away at scraping away wearing to shreds disengaging detaching sending over the edge separating disconnecting uncoupling unhitching unfastening deriding keying up incapacitating rocking the boat laying up hurting somebody's feelings screwing up filling with consternation paralyzing giving someone a turn fouling up putting the wind up someone messing up snafuing mucking up shouting at butting in jibing at shouting catcalls at making game of making a monkey of dishonoring putting out of countenance catching one short putting in a hole subjugating suppressing stifling horning in on intruding on butting in on interfering with barging in on entangling hampering inflicting aggressing belaboring bombarding jumping on one's case giving the needle falling on giving one the business putting the squeeze on falling upon starting in on scratching around ragging on yapping at searching high heaven disadvantaging catching sweating out befalling wreaking wrecking devitalizing smothering diminishing weakening squelching making resentful jaundicing empoisoning making bitter jeering at sneering scoffing at twitting sledging gibing at sneering at casting a gloom upon dragging damping running down making gloomy darkening making sad turning one off pouring cold water on throwing cold water on bringing tears to your eyes knocking the stuffing out of breaking someone's heart making someone fed up harshing someone's mellow giving someone the blues reducing to tears making desolate making your heart bleed bearing down keeping under extinguishing defeating humbling deadening overcoming curbing quelling overpowering worsening discommodating putting someone to trouble giving someone bother causing someone difficulty making someone go out of his way overriding tyrannizing louting twittering disdaining jabbing scouting poking fun at making sport of slamming rallying making fun of flouting swipeing at digging bringing one down dampening spirits wildering making blue putting into a funk chastening breaking the heart of dragging down fogging flabbergasting bearing down on casting a pall over damping down enslaving tyrannizing over dominating tyrannising obfuscating snowing making rancorous acidulating venoming estranging bittering avenging descending on descending upon bringing down on forcing upon making ill setting thinking stymieing bringing up short causing to be at a stand staggering messing with one's head setting someone thinking moping seizing depredating extorting blackmailing devouring raiding taking advantage of plundering killing feeding on fleecing living off loading living on exploiting consuming having an adverse effect on striking down going against the grain making unwell causing illness to causing problems disagreeing sorrowing upsetting oneself complaining sighing pining tensing overtaxing pressuring overstretching crossing hindering impeding grossing out squicking carping at grumbling whining feeling unhappy turning one's stomach making one sick causing aversion surfeiting causing to feel nauseous turning your stomach palling offending morals of abominating making someone want to throw up cloying on making shudder filling with loathing threatening distressing oneself making a fuss carrying a heavy load upsetting yourself taking on distressing yourself getting into a dither eating one's heart out sweating it out feeling peeved dithering enduring abiding exerting stomaching dreading standing going tolerating brooking putting on trial crunching tensing up overdoing pushing to the limit overextending making tense causing to feel mental strain causing to feel emotional strain putting in traction staying the course sticking it out striking imperilling endangering imperiling jeoparding periling adventuring jeopardizing venturing risking compromising hazarding issuing threats to whipping around scaring hell out of impending putting heat on menacing pushing around jeopardising gambling with uttering threats to looming portending getting in a tiz-woz going through the mill

Verb

Present participle for to give an appearance of age to, especially a new object

Trái nghĩa của distressing

distressing Thành ngữ, tục ngữ

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