Definition of distraught:
perplexed, can't think straight, loco, mad, wacky, foggy, overwrought, batty, hysterical, dotty, gaga, non compos mentis, frenzied, delirious, crazy as a loon, crazy, bananas, touched, stark raving mad, cracked, maniacal, daffy, cuckoo, agitated, sick in the head, demented, crackers, off, fruity, distrait, confused, unbalanced, mad as a hatter, insane, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, nutty, nuts, disordered, maniac, bewildered, loony, mentally ill, bonkers, disoriented, screwy, spaced, buggy, at a loss (to do something), beside yourself, of unsound mind, around the bend, moonstruck, daft, wrong, unsound, dazed, brainsick, sane, lunatic.
agitated (part of speech: adjective)
- beside oneself,
- study at absent-minded,
She suddenly became frightened at a will- o'- the- wisp, she never struck me before as having such weak nerves,- and- well, I was distraught over my quarrel with Zdena, and I had taken perhaps a glass too much of Uncle Paul's old Bordeaux; in short, I kissed her.- "'O Thou, My Austria!'", Ossip Schubin.
- "The Dark Flower", John Galsworthy.
At last when she continually pressed him to reveal the cause of his trouble, he said " If them must needs learn what ails me, and if thou canst keep a secret full of danger to me and thee, know that I am gloomy and distraught because I have killed the son of Cormac."- "The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland", T. W. Rolleston.