Distressing and Mournful

Distressing

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Distressing adjective – Causing worry or anxiety.
Mournful is a synonym for distressing in sad topic. In some cases you can use "Mournful" instead an adjective "Distressing", when it comes to topics like sorrowful, grief.
Nearby Words: distress, distressed, distressingly, distressful
Synonyms for Distressing

Mournful

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Mournful adjective – Causing unhappiness.
Usage example: the mournful death of a beloved entertainer

Distressing is a synonym for mournful in sad topic. Sometimes you can use "Distressing" instead an adjective "Mournful", if it concerns topics such as sorrowful, deplorable, grief.
Nearby Words: mournfully, mourning, mourn, mourned, mourner
Synonyms for Mournful

Things that words describes

feeling distressing feeling mournful feeling
sound distressing sound mournful sound
theme distressing theme mournful theme
music distressing music mournful music
Other nouns: lyrics.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / McCabe & Mrs. Miller Soundtrack Dissonance: The gentle, slightly mournful, "Sisters of Mercy" plays over some of the more distressing scenes.
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