re·​stress (ˌ)rē-ˈstres How to pronounce restress (audio)
restressed; restressing

transitive verb

: to stress (something) again : reemphasize
restressed the importance of good communication

Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of restress was in 1899

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Cite this Entry

“Restress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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