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stressful

adjective stress·ful \ˈstres-fəl\

: full of or causing stress : making you feel worried or anxious

Full Definition of STRESSFUL

:  full of or tending to induce stress
stress·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb

Examples of STRESSFUL

  1. I had a stressful day at work today.

First Known Use of STRESSFUL

1853
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stressful

adjective stress·ful \ˈstres-fəl\

Medical Definition of STRESSFUL

:  full of or subject to stress <stressful situations>
stress·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb

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