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Sample sentences for the GRE study word distraught

distraught can be used as a adj

1.As if thou were distraught and mad with terro. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.Catherine was near distraught still, she persisted that she must go home, and tried entreaty in her turn, persuading him to subdue his selfish agony. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
3.He seemed now frightened and distraught and now unnaturally animated and enterprising. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.I use the word natural, in the sense of its being unaffected there was something comic in his distraught way, as though it would have been downright ludicrous but for his own perception that it was very near being so. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
5.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. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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