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Correct spelling:
suffering severe physical strain or distress; " he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing"; " the victim was in a bad way and needed immediate attention"
pained (verb)
tormented, tortured, hurt, agonized, stitched, smarted, throbbed, anguished, discomforted, pained, chafed, inflamed, suffered, ached, cramped, afflicted, wrenched, stung, racked, irritated.
punished (verb)
reprised, judged, avenged, chastened, persecuted, keelhauled, castigated, crucified, imprisoned, agonized, executed, sentenced, disciplined, penalized, incarcerated, corrected, fined, punished, burdened, anguished, pilloried, confined, chastised, tortured, afflicted, tried, lambasted.
poor (adjective)
scruffy, shabby, embarrassed, bereft, penniless, pauper, poverty-stricken, busted, down-and-out, homeless, destitute, hand-to-mouth, poor, bankrupt, dilapidated, beggarly, squalid, penurious, impoverished, have-not.
Other synonyms:
disturbed, unhappy, disquieted, in a bad way, hard-pressed, in trouble, upset, worried, dysphoric, hard put, troubled, stressed.
Examples of usage:
  1. The poor woman was greatly distressed. - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
  2. " Ah, I've known some things done and over that distressed me a great deal," he suggested. - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
  3. I was startled, distressed, alarmed, but still, even then, I did not think there was any serious danger. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.

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