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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A physical, chemical, or emotional event that causes bodily or mental tension.

Usage examples (42)
  • If you had to define stress, it would not be far off if you said it was the process of living. The process of living is the process of having stress imposed on...
  • He presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger- R.J.Samuelson
  • He put the stress on the wrong syllable
  • The stress was more on accuracy than on speed for more
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