Usage examples for distressingly

  1. My distressingly empty pockets acted in a far too depressing way upon me, and I had not even the courage to scrutinize her sharply as I passed her by. – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  2. I wished heartily that some one would steal my horse, but every one seemed to be most distressingly anxious to keep as far away from him as possible. – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  3. At this Ayling's Number One, who was carrying a machine- gun tripod weighing forty- eight pounds, said something- something distressingly audible- and groaned deeply. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay