Synonyms to distressful

affecting, afflictive, bitter, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, deplorable, depressing, depressive, discomforting, dismal, dismaying, distressing, disturbing, doleful, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, dreary, emotive, grievous, heartrending, impressive, joyless, lamentable, mournful, moving, painful, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poignant, regrettable, rueful, sad, saddening, sharp, sore, sorrowful, touching, troubling, uncomfortable, woebegone, woeful, wretched, agonizing, acute, atrocious, biting, consuming, cramping, cruel, desolating, excruciating, exquisite, fierce, gnawing, grave, griping, hard, harrowing, harsh, heartbreaking, heartsickening, heartwounding, hurtful, hurting, intense, paroxysmal, piercing, pungent, racking, rending, severe, shooting, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, stabbing, stinging, tearing, tormented, tormenting, tortured, torturing, torturous, vehement, violent, annoying, aggravating, aggravative, backbreaking, besetting, bothering, bothersome, burdensome, chafing, contentious, crushing, disqu