Give particular emphasis or importance to (a point, statement, or idea) made in speech or writing
they stressed the need for reform
she was anxious to stress that her daughter's safety was her only concern
“I want it done very, very neatly,” she stressed
Give emphasis to (a syllable or word) when pronouncing it
Subject to pressure or tension
this type of workout does stress the shoulder and knee joints
Cause mental or emotional strain or tension in
I avoid many of the things that used to stress me before
she should see a doctor if she is feeling particularly stressed out
Become tense or anxious; worry
don't stress—there's plenty of time to get a grip on the situation
Pressure or tension exerted on a material object
the distribution of stress is uniform across the bar
The degree of this measured in units of force per unit area
A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances
he's obviously under a lot of stress
Something that causes such a state
the stresses and strains of public life
Particular emphasis or importance
he has started to lay greater stress on the government's role in industry
Emphasis given to a particular syllable or word in speech, typically through a combination of relatively greater loudness, higher pitch, and longer duration
normally, the stress falls on the first syllable
the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"
to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"
tension: (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor"
special emphasis attached to something; "the stress was more on accuracy than on speed"
try: test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
Stress is the second album made by Quebec band Anonymus.
Stress was a melodic rock band formed in San Diego in 1983.
Stress is a term in psychology and biology, first coined in the biological context in the 1930s, which has in more recent decades become a commonplace of popular parlance. ...
Stress, or Hong Kong is a card game that uses a standard 52-card deck. Because of the rules of the game, it can only be played with a number of people that divides twelve (1, 2, 3, 4, 6, or 12 people). The objective of the game is to get all of your piles to have four-of-a-kinds. ...
Stress is an album by Daddy Freddy.
Stress is a peer-reviewedmedical journal covering interdisciplinary aspects of stress in terms of: the mechanisms of stressful stimulation, the physiological and behavioural responses to stress, and their regulation, in both the short and long term; adaptive mechanisms, coping strategies and the ...
The internal distribution of force per unit area (pressure) within a body reacting to applied forces which causes strain or deformation and is typically symbolised by σ; externally applied to a body which cause internal stress within the body; Emotional pressure suffered by a human being or ...
(stressed) suffering stress (either physical or mental); having a stress or accent
(STRESSES) The emphasis placed on a particular syllable or word as part of the rhythm of a poem or line. Associated with sonnets.
(stressful) Sometimes used instead of "suffering" to describe "dukha."
The neurophysiological and subjective response to stimuli. In contrast to the common interpretation of the term "stress" as a psychological phenomenon, it should be understood as any real or perceived perturbation of an organism's homeostasis, or state of harmony or balance. ...
The prominence or emphasis given to particular syllables. Stressed syllables usually stand out because they have long, rather than short, vowels, or because they have a different pitch or are louder than other syllables.
A measure of the load on a structural member in terms of force per unit area.
A physiological or psychological response to a stressor beyond what is needed to accomplish a task.
mental or physical tension that results from physical, emotional, or chemical causes.
Pressure on underground rock caused when tectonic plates cannot move smoothly past one another.
Force per unit area, such as pounds per square inch (psi). A tape wound on a reel with high tension results in a tape pack with a high interwinding stress. See tension.
Words can be divided into syllables, usually centred around a vowel. In many languages, including English, the duration and relative loudness of a syllable -- its stress -- are important. ...
Intensity of applied load, usually at the site of a failure.