All 3 Uses of
The Mysterious Benedict Society
- One girl even burst into tears; she'd once been to the Waiting Room herself, apparently, and was distraught at the mere mention of the place.
p. 201..9 *distraught = extremely distressed
- "Okay, bye, Charlie," Reynie said quickly, and Sticky gave a playful salute, but Charlie only stared at them with a distraught expression, as if they'd done him some grievous wrong.
- The distraught girl was interrupted by the boat's rushing up onto sandy shore.
(distraught) extremely distressed--typically with worry or grief that interferes with clear thinking