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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty;
- Example: "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"
- Example: "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"
- Example: "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"
- Example: "found themselves in a bad way financially"
[syn: distressed, hard-pressed, hard put, in a bad way(p)]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

hard-pressed \hard-pressed\ adj. facing or experiencing trouble or difficulty; as, financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices; they were hard-pressed to find a substitute on short notice; -- see distressed[1]. Syn: distressed, hard put, in a bad way(predicate), in trouble(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hard-pressed adj 1: facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"; "found themselves in a bad way financially" [syn: distressed, hard-pressed, hard put, in a bad way(p)]