stress out

Definition of stress out


  1. :  to feel very worried or anxious or to make (someone) feel very worried or anxious I hate being around her when she's stressing out. Work is stressing him out.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  constraining force or influence: such as

    :  a force exerted when one body or body part presses on, pulls on, pushes against, or tends to compress or twist another body or body part

    :  the intensity of this mutual force commonly expressed in pounds per square inch

  1. :  to subject to physical or psychological stress

    :  to subject to phonetic stress :  accent

    :  to lay stress on :  emphasize

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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a brief usually trivial fact

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