Definition of 'stress'
Example sentences containing 'stress'
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They also stress the permanence of the mechanisms or structures for incorporation. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)Yet in times of stress they feel chest discomfort. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)They also tell of the mental stress. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Were there any extra worries or stress at the time? The Sun (2014)Only credible stress tests matched by really big capital injections will end the speculation and worry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This has put more stress on the exchanges to run their systems as efficiently as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It tells us about the stresses and strains of judicial life. The Sun (2011)They both stressed how important it is to bring beginners to the sport. The Sun (2014)Then she was told she had a triple stress fracture and the dream was over. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Childhood memories or emotional stress are often buried behind bedroom walls. Ten Keys to Loving Relationships (1994)What things especially need to be stressed? Christianity Today (2000)Working too hard can become a stress which is dangerous. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)She would be the first to admit that family stresses play their part. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The explanation given for this has been that people lower down a social hierarchy suffer more stress. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Physical stress reactions are very old survival mechanisms. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)The stress of life can have an impact on your libido. The Sun (2013)Next time you feel stressed or unhappy pick up the phone to a friend. The Sun (2013)The physical and mental stresses can be staggering. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The last month has made me realise the extra pressure and stress that is on a captain. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No other car has the ability to make the daily stresses of driving disappear or simply become an irrelevance. The Sun (2008)About 25 lenders are likely to fail the stress test. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Synonyms of 'stress'
place the emphasis on, emphasize, give emphasis to, place the accent on
Trends of 'stress'
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