The definition of distraught is someone that is very troubled, confused or has gone crazy.(adjective)
An example of distraught is a person so overcome with grief that he can't remember the names of people around him.
See distraught in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME, var. of distrait
See distraught in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , alteration of distract
Origin: , past participle of distracten, to distract; see distract.
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