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1 stress /ˈstrɛs/ noun
plural stresses
1 stress
/ˈstrɛs/
noun
plural stresses
Learner's definition of STRESS
[noncount] : a state of mental tension and worry caused by problems in your life, work, etc.
: something that causes strong feelings of worry or anxiety
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: physical force or pressure
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[noncount] : special importance or attention that is given to something
: greater loudness or force given to a syllable of a word in speech or to a beat in music
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2 stress /ˈstrɛs/ verb
stresses; stressed; stressing
2 stress
/ˈstrɛs/
verb
stresses; stressed; stressing
Learner's definition of STRESS
[+ object] : to give special attention to (something)
[+ object] : to pronounce (a syllable or word) in a louder or more forceful way than other syllables or words
US, informal : to feel very worried or anxious about something : to feel stress
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stress out

[phrasal verb]
stress out or stress (someone) out or stress out (someone) informal
: to feel very worried or anxious or to make (someone) feel very worried or anxious
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