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Another word for stress

  1. Special weight placed upon something considered important

      1. Special forcefulness of expression that gives importance to something singled out; stress:
      2. Special attention or effort directed toward something:
      3. Prominence given to a syllable, word, or words, as by raising the voice or printing in italic type.
      1. Act of accentuating; applications of accent.
      2. (ecclesiastical, music) Pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy.
      1. The relative prominence of a particular syllable of a word by greater intensity or by variation or modulation of pitch or tone.
      2. Vocal prominence or emphasis given to a particular syllable, word, or phrase.
      3. One determined by the regional or social background of the speaker.
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  2. The act, condition, or effect of exerting force on someone or something

      1. The act or process of stretching something tight.
      2. The condition of so being stretched; tautness.
      3. A force tending to stretch or elongate something.
      1. To pull, draw, or stretch tight:
      2. To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
      3. To exert, use, or tax to the utmost:
      1. The act of pressing.
      2. The condition of being pressed.
      3. The application of continuous force by one body on another that it is touching; compression.
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  1. To accord emphasis to

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Another word for stress

  1. Importance

      1. To bring or carry in from an outside source, especially to bring in (goods or materials) from a foreign country for trade or sale.
      2. To receive (data) into one program from another.
      3. To carry or hold the meaning of; signify:
      1. A measure of the heaviness of an object:
      2. The force with which a body is attracted to Earth or another celestial body, equal to the product of the object's mass and the acceleration of gravity.
      3. A unit measure of gravitational force:
      1. The state or quality of being significant:
      2. A meaning that is expressed or implied:
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  2. Pressure

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  3. Mental tension

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