Distraught

Dis*traught"

(?), p. p. & a. [OE. distract, distrauht. See Distract, a.] 1. Torn asunder; separated. [Obs.] "His greedy throat . . . distraught." Spenser.
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2. Distracted; perplexed. "Distraught twixt fear and pity." Spenser.
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As if thou wert distraught and mad with terror.
Shak.
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To doubt betwixt our senses and our souls
Which are the most distraught and full of pain.
Mrs. Browning.
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