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distraught
used in Catch-22

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Definition
extremely distressed—typically with worry or grief
  • His warm canteen was empty, and he was too distraught to remember the lister bag hanging outside in the shade between the two tents.
    Chapter 25 — The Chaplain (68% in)
  • In the morning he ran looking for Luciana in all the French offices he could find, but nobody knew what he was talking about, and then he ran in terror, so jumpy, distraught and disorganized that he just had to keep running in terror somewhere, to the enlisted men's apartment for the squat maid in the lime-colored panties, whom he found dusting in Snowden's room on the fifth floor in her drab brown sweater and heavy dark skirt.
    Chapter 16 — Luciana (92% in)
  • The poor woman was totally distraught for almost a full week.
    Chapter 31 — Daneeka (41% in)
  • His globular, exophthalmic eyes were quite distraught.
    Chapter 42 — Yossarian (5% in)

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