Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de stress

(verbo) 
Definition
to give emphasis to (a point or subject)
He stressed the need for new measures.
Sinônimos
emphasize
I should emphasize that nothing has been finally decided as yet.
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highlight
Two events have highlighted the tensions in recent days.
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underline
The report underlined his concern that standards were at risk.
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draw attention to
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dwell on
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underscore
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accentuate
His shaven head accentuates his large round face.
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point up
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rub in
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flag up
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impress on someone
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harp on
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press home
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bring to the fore
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(verbo) 
Definition
to pronounce (a word or syllable) more loudly than those surrounding it
She stresses the syllables as though teaching a child.
Sinônimos
place the emphasis on
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emphasize
`That's up to you,' I said, emphasizing the `you'.
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give emphasis to
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place the accent on
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lay emphasis upon
(substantivo) 
Definition
special emphasis or significance
schools that put more stress on practical activities
Sinônimos
emphasis
Too much emphasis is placed on research.
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importance
Safety is of paramount importance.
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significance
ideas about the social significance of religion
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force
He changed our world through the force of his ideas.
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weight
That argument no longer carries much weight.
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urgency
It is a matter of utmost urgency.
(substantivo) 
Definition
mental, emotional, or physical strain or tension
Katy could not think clearly when under stress.
Sinônimos
strain
She was tired and under great strain.
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pressure
The pressures of modern life are great.
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tension
Smiling relieves tension and stress.
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burden
Having more responsibility at work felt like a burden to him.
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anxiety
His voice was full of anxiety.
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trauma
I'd been through the trauma of losing a house.
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hassle (informal)
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nervous tension
(substantivo) 
Definition
emphasis placed upon a syllable by pronouncing it more loudly than those that surround it
the misplaced stress on the first syllable
Sinônimos
accent
Talk very fast and put an accent on every third word.
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emphasis
The emphasis is on the first syllable of the word.
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accentuation
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ictus

Citação

I don't have ulcers, I give them [Harry Cohn]

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of accentuate
Definition
to stress or emphasize
His shaven head accentuates his large round face.
Sinônimos
bring home,
underscore,
give emphasis to,
call or draw attention to
in the sense of anxiety
Definition
a state of uneasiness about what may happen
His voice was full of anxiety.
in the sense of beat
Sinônimos
metre,
ictus

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Tesauro para stress do Collins Tesauro Inglês
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