Distressing and Foreboding


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Distressing adjective – Marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings.
Usage example: the distressing habit of constantly fiddling with her hair

Foreboding and distressing are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Foreboding" instead an adjective "Distressing".
Nearby Words: distress, distressed, distressingly, distressful
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Foreboding adjective – Being or showing a sign of evil or calamity to come.
Distressing and foreboding are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Distressing" instead an adjective "Foreboding".
Nearby Word: foreboded
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