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The word '''distress''' has various meanings:-
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*Distress is a kind of [[suffering]].
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'''Distress''' or '''anguish''' is a mental state of [[agitation]] and [[suffering]]. It can be brought on by [[stress (medicine)|stress]] caused by adverse events.
*In [[medicine]], '''distress''' is [[stress (medicine)|stress]] caused by adverse events.
 
   
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Distress or anguish is a mental state of agitation and suffering. It can be brought on by stress caused by adverse events.

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