An innate survival response in which certain hormones are released, increasing blood flow to the brain or heart. The stress response leads to an energy surge, enabling a person to flee dangerous situations. Ongoing stress, however, can sap energy and damage health.
the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
special emphasis attached to something
(physics) force that produces strain on a physical body
test the limits of
to stress, single out as important
put stress on; utter with an accent
The force, or combination of forces, which produces a strain; force exerted in any direction or manner between contiguous bodies, or parts of bodies, and taking specific names according to its direction, or mode of action, as thrust or pressure, pull or tension, shear or tangential stress.
Force of utterance expended upon words or syllables. stress is in english the chief element in accent and is one of the most important in emphasis. see guide to pronunciation, // 31-35.
Distress; the act of distraining; also, the thing distrained.
To press; to urge; to distress; to put to difficulties.
To subject to stress, pressure, or strain.
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