distressing

[Adjective] Really upsetting.
Example: Jane found it was a very distressing experience.
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distressing

[adj] - causing distress or worry or anxiety
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Distressing

Dis·tress'ing (dĭs*trĕs'ĭng) adjective Causing distress; painful; unpleasant.
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Distressing

Dis·tress'ing adverb In a distressing manner.
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distressing

distressful adjective causing distress or worry or anxiety; `distressing (or disturbing) news`; `lived in heroic if something distressful isolation`; `a disturbing amount of crime`; `a revelation that was most perturbing`; `a new and troubling though...
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Distressing

• (a.) Causing distress; painful; unpleasant. • (adv.) In a distressing manner. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Distress
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distressing

distressing 1. Causing distress, or worry and anxiety. 2. Giving severe pain; oppressing with affliction. 2. Very afflicting; affecting with severe pain; as a distressing sickness.
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distressing

deliberate aging and weathering techniques to give character to woodwork, paintwork and metal
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Distressing

Intentionally marking, gouging or scratching a finish to give the piece an antique look.
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DISTRESSING

Treatment of furniture, usually in the process of being antiqued, in order to make it appear older than it is. Consists of marring the surface or applying specks of glaze before varnishing.
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DISTRESSING

Treatment of furniture, usually in the process of being antiqued, in order to make it appear older than it is. Consists of marring the surface or applying specks of glaze before varnishing.
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Distressing

Distressing (or weathered look) in the decorative arts is the activity of making a piece of furniture or object appear aged and older, giving it a `weathered look,` and there are many methods to produce an appearance of age and wear. Distressing is viewed as a refinishing technique although it is the opposite of finishing in a traditional sense......
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Distressing

Treatment of furniture, usually in the process of being antiqued, in order to make it appear older t
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Distressing

A finishing technique to make the wood appear aged or old by adding rub marks, small holes and indentations.
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