Stress synonyms

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The state of being tense; tenseness.
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A meaning that is expressed or implied:
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The sufferings of Jesus, beginning with his agony in the garden of Gethsemane and continuing to his death on the Cross
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A great or excessive pressure, demand, or stress on one's body, mind, or resources.
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The definition of emphasis is special attention put on something to give it importance.
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A system of such measures, such as avoirdupois weight or troy weight.
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Meaning; signification:
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Any of the four natural phenomena involving the interaction between particles of matter. From the strongest to the weakest, the four forces are the strong nuclear force , the electromagnetic force , the weak nuclear force , and gravity .
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A sustained pulling force applied mechanically to a part of the body by means of a weighted apparatus in order to correct the position of fractured or dislocated bones, especially of the arm, leg, or neck.
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Calm; quiet; tranquillity
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To calm down.
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A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
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To use or exercise and thereby prove the existence of.
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Calm is defined as a state of peace and tranquility.
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The definition of an extension is an addition such as to a building, an extra phone line connected to the main line or an extra amount of time given to someone to pay a debt.
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(Linguistics) The irregular lengthening of a normally short syllable.
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A source, beginning, or motive:
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Something expected or awaited
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(Music) The expressive emphasis and shading of a passage.
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A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
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To render more intense; as, to intensify heat or cold; to intensify colors; to intensify a photographic negative; to intensify animosity.
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The definition of ignorance is being unaware, uneducated or unknowledgeable.
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Lack of concern, interest, or feeling; apathy
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A straight section of a racecourse or track, especially the section leading to the finish line.
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Alternative form of heebie-jeebies.
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To cause to feel anxious, distressed, or troubled.
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Refreshment of body or mind; recreation:
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A gentle internal motion of the constituent parts of a fluid; fermentation.
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Disquiet is defined as a feeling of anxiety or nervousness.
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(Uncountable) A state of disquiet, uneasiness, or anxiety.
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The definition of intensity is the quality of being very strong, concentrated or difficult or the degree to which something is difficult or strong.
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(Archaic) Tremulous or trembling movement; quaking; tremor
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Lack of trust or confidence:
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Alarm is defined as a device or call announcing a warning or danger.
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Reluctance and uneasiness
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A condition of the heart in which the contractions are very rapid but generally regular
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An amount that can be held between thumb and forefinger:
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The quality or condition of being urgent; pressing importance:
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Plural form of jitter
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The definition of importance is the significance of a person, thing or idea.
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Pressure is an application of force by pressing, or an urgent demand or force which can cause stress.
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To give emphasis to; stress:
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The definition of traumatic is something that is extremely upsetting or something that causes great harm or damage to the mind or body.
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(Medicine) A sudden attack, blow, stroke, or seizure, as in a sunstroke, the sting of an insect, pulsation of an artery, etc.
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Something that is inclement
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Keenness, as of pain; intensity
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An experience that causes severe anxiety or emotional distress, such as rape or combat:
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The physical or psychological condition produced by trauma.
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The definition of belabor means to explain or work at something for longer than is necessary.
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To encumber with a burden (in any of the noun senses of the word).
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To treat an object, such as an antique, to give it an appearance of age.
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To mark (important passages of text) with a usually fluorescent marker as a means of memory retention or for later reference.
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To cause physical pain to; hurt:
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To lay stress upon, emphasize
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A measure of the degree to which a substance impedes the flow of electric current induced by a voltage. Resistance is measured in ohms. Good conductors, such as copper, have low resistance. Good insulators, such as rubber, have high resistance. Resistance causes electrical energy to be dissipated as heat.
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An electrical potential (voltage), especially as measured in electrical components such as transformers or power lines involved in the transmission of electrical power.
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(Med.) To injure or wound (tissues)
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(Figuratively) To emphasise or stress something
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To underline:
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The property of lack of importance.
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(Medicine) To perform a reduction; to restore a fracture or dislocation to the correct alignment.
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(Electronics) To reduce (the amplitude of an electrical signal) with little or no distortion.
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The heaviest stress or force given to one syllable in a spoken word or to one word in an utterance; the strongest of the four phonemic degrees of stress
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Any accent, or stress, that is weaker than the full, or primary, accent
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Act of accentuating; applications of accent.
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To pronounce with an accent or vocal stress.
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Feature is defined as to give or bring special attention to someone or something.
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To print in italic type.
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(UK, idiomatic) To misbehave
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To accord emphasis to
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Special weight placed upon something considered important
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A provocation to action; a stimulus:
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The force per unit area applied to an object. Objects subject to stress tend to become distorted or deformed.
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A law stating that the stress applied to a material is proportional to the strain on that material. For example, if a stress on a metal bar of ten newtons per square centimeter causes it to be compressed by four millimeters, then a stress of 20 newtons per square centimeter will cause the bar to be compressed by eight millimeters. Hooke's law generally holds only up to the elastic limit of stress for that material.
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A point at which rays of light or other radiation converge or from which they appear to diverge, as after refraction or reflection in an optical system:
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(UK) Alternative spelling of emphasize.
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To use punctuation.
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To put to test.
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The property of being taut
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An attractive force which causes motion towards the source
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A distending or being distended; inflation; expansion
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Pressure
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The schedule of games in a sports league - NRL Fixtures - 2011 NRL Draw
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The quality or degree of being tight
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Hard circumstances of life
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Excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results
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The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
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Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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The state or quality of being nervous.
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The quality of being fearful
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The state of being apprehensive
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Annoyance because of delay, opposition, etc.
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​(uncountable) A strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat.
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The condition of being flustered
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The state or condition of being restless; an inability to be still, quiet, at peace or comfortable.
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The characteristic of being tense.
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