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Definition of Distraught

Distraught
Distract Dis*tract", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Distracted, old p. p. Distraught; p. pr. & vb. n. Distracting.] 1. To draw apart or away; to divide; to disjoin. A city . . . distracted from itself. --Fuller. 2. To draw (the sight, mind, or attention) in different directions; to perplex; to confuse; as, to distract the eye; to distract the attention. Mixed metaphors . . . distract the imagination. --Goldsmith. 3. To agitate by conflicting passions, or by a variety of motives or of cares; to confound; to harass. Horror and doubt distract His troubled thoughts. --Milton. 4. To unsettle the reason of; to render insane; to craze; to madden; -- most frequently used in the participle, distracted. A poor mad soul; . . . poverty hath distracted her. --Shak.
Distraught
Distraught Dis*traught", p. p. & a. [OE. distract, distrauht. See Distract, a.] 1. Torn asunder; separated. [Obs.] ``His greedy throat . . . distraught.' --Spenser. 2. Distracted; perplexed. ``Distraught twixt fear and pity.' --Spenser. As if thou wert distraught and mad with terror. --Shak. To doubt betwixt our senses and our souls Which are the most distraught and full of pain. --Mrs. Browning.

Meaning of Distraught from wikipedia

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