de-stress

verb
\ ˈdē-ˈstres How to pronounce de-stress (audio) \
de-stressed; de-stressing; de-stresses

Definition of de-stress

intransitive verb

: to release bodily or mental tension : unwind

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1979, in the meaning defined above

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“De-stress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/de-stress. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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de-stress

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English Language Learners Definition of de-stress

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

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