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distraught
used in 1776

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Definition
extremely distressed—typically with worry or grief
  • Hardly a day passed without distraught Loyalists or American deserters turning up, filled with tales of woe, many of them having crossed at night by boat from Long Island or New York.
    p. 141.1

There are no more uses of "distraught" in 1776.

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