Definitions for "distressing"
deliberate aging and weathering techniques to give character to woodwork, paintwork and metal
To create an aged look, achieved through a variety of faux procedures.
Wood that is purposely marred to give a rustic look or the appearance of great age.
causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"
bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
Keywords:  unpleasant, painful, causing
Causing distress; painful; unpleasant.
Keywords:  manner
In a distressing manner.
May be either of a mechanical or chemical nature to give special effects.