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1(person/voice) consternado(person/voice) angustiadoto be distraught with grief/worry — estar consternado por el dolor/por la preocupación
- she's utterly distraught — está deshecha / destrozada
- A distraught father has told how his wife sat watching TV as a car crashed through their living room wall.
- Michelle and her children's deaths have shattered their families and left them distraught.
- Some of the professors at a local university are distraught over the state of affairs here.
- My parents were distraught and upset by the actions of this person or people.
- The distraught owners spent several hours walking around the area searching for their dogs but had no luck.
- The distraught uncle said the family was praying for the safe release of the teenager.
- The sudden loss of their beloved puppies has left owners distraught and desperate.
- Her family have been informed by police and were said to be distraught.
- The verdict and sentence have left Rita's older sister Annette distraught and deeply upset.
- She was left distraught after callous thieves stole the wheelchair from outside her flat in Godric Place.
- After looking up my marks on Quest, I was distraught to find they had a slight scar to them.
- They were too distraught to talk and appealed to the assembled media to stay away.
- Matthew's distraught mother, Ann, was offered comfort by the youngsters at the scene.
- He was distraught and we virtually had to tie him down to stop him leaping back into the water.
- He said floral tributes had been put at the front door to the flat, including one by a girl who seemed quite distraught.
- He was so honored and yet again, distraught that my name was on the bottom corner.
- I would be totally distraught if she died and I couldn't do anything about it.
- There was none so I smiled at the distraught gentleman and game him the thumbs up sign.
- His distraught wife Lesley had to break the devastating news to the children that their dad would not be coming home.
- This is something no one dare tell a distraught woman, desperate to know whether she should be grieving or not.
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