Stress Meaning and Definition


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Stress meaning

Word: Stress

How to pronounce: stres

Noun

Definitions:

1. Pressure or tension exerted on a material object.

Example sentences: "The distribution of stress is uniform across the bar"

2. A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.

Example sentences: "He's obviously under a lot of stress"

3. Physiological disturbance or damage caused to an organism by adverse circumstances.

4. Particular emphasis or importance.

Example sentences: "He has started to lay greater stress on the government's role in industry"

Verb

Definitions:

1. Give particular emphasis or importance to (a point, statement, or idea) made in speech or writing.

Example sentences: "They stressed the need for reform"

2. Subject to pressure or tension.

Example sentences: "This type of workout does stress the shoulder and knee joints"

3. Cause mental or emotional strain or tension in.

Example sentences: "I avoid many of the things that used to stress me before"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A computer programming language designed for use in solving civil engineering structural analysis problems.


Synonyms:

emphasize

underscore

accentuate

emphasise

highlight

underline

punctuate

italicize

burden

tenseness

load

exertion

workload

tension

pressure

strain

worry

fret

accent

emphasis

point

accentuation

focus

fuss

fear

press


Antonyms:

compression

antistress

destress

weaken


Derivations:

stressed

stressing

stressful


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Stress in Other Languages...

Spanish: Estrés

German: Stress

French: Stress

Italian: Sottolineare

Turkish: Stres


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