de-stress

verb
\ˈdē-ˈstres \

Definition of de-stress 

intransitive verb

: to release bodily or mental tension : unwind

Synonyms & Antonyms for de-stress

Synonyms

chill, chill out [slang], decompress, loosen up, mellow (out), relax, unwind, wind down

Antonyms

tense (up)

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First Known Use of de-stress

1979, in the meaning defined above

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de-stress

verb

English Language Learners Definition of de-stress

: to relax your body or mind : to stop feeling the effects of stress

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