Definitions For Stress

noun

  • The relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
  • (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body
  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
  • Difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
  • Special emphasis attached to something
  • A state of mental tension and worry caused by problems in your life, work, etc.
  • Something that causes strong feelings of worry or anxiety
  • Physical force or pressure

verb

  • Put stress on; utter with an accent
  • To stress, single out as important
  • Test the limits of
  • To give special attention to (something)
  • To pronounce (a syllable or word) in a louder or more forceful way than other syllables or words
  • To feel very worried or anxious about something : to feel stress

Is Stress a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
6
Words with Friends
6

The word Stress is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Stress in a Sentence

  • She uses meditation as a way of reducing stress.
  • Hormones are released into the body in response to emotional stress.
  • She is dealing with the stresses of working full-time and going to school.
  • The union stressed the need for stricter safety standards.
  • The risks involved in the procedure should be stressed.
  • Some people stress the second syllable of “harassment,” while others stress the first.

Synonyms for Stress

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