eustress

noun eu·stress \ ˈyü-ˌstres \

Definition of eustress

: a positive form of stress having a beneficial effect on health, motivation, performance, and emotional well-being
  • … during positive stress ("eustress"), such as a promotion or vacation, feel-good chemicals called endorphins are released.
  • —Tracy Boyd

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eustress

noun eu·stress \ ˈyü-ˌstres \

medical Definition of eustress

: a positive form of stress having a beneficial effect on health, motivation, performance, and emotional well-being

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