an·​ti-stress | \ ˌan-tē-ˈstres, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-stress (audio) \
variants: or antistress

Definition of anti-stress

: serving to prevent or alleviate stress and especially emotional or physical stress It will include … free massages and other anti-stress activities …— Max Dible We're bombarded with an overdose of expert shopping advice that should come with a prescription for anti-stress medication …— Patrice Drago … looked at the antistress effects of various meditation techniques …— Daniel Goleman … foods that are hypothesised to have an anti-stress role in the body …— Susie Burrell

First Known Use of anti-stress

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-stress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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