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distraught
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

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Definition
extremely distressed—typically with worry or grief
  • She went on her way to the house of divine Odysseus; and there she shed sweet sleep upon the wooers and made them distraught in their drinking, and cast the cups from their hands.
    Book 2 (92% in)
  • Then wise Penelope answered her: 'Dear nurse, the gods have made thee distraught, the gods that can make foolish even the wisdom of the wise, and that stablish the simple in understanding.
    Book 23 (4% in)

There are no more uses of "distraught" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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