stress


stress

verb

Definition of STRESS

1
to experience concern or anxiety <the restaurant manager has a tendency to stress about every little thing that goes wrong>
Related Words agonize; long, pine, yearn; chafe; despair
2
to make more apparent <his bad performance only stressed what I'd been saying all along>
Antonyms de-emphasize
3
to indicate the importance of by centering attention on <the doctor stressed the importance of exercise>

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