Definition of stressed
: stressed-out feeling stressed about work
Examples of stressed in a Sentence
He was feeling pretty stressed about the deadline.
you seem really stressed right now, so maybe you should try to do something more relaxing
Recent Examples of stressed from the Web
Trump’s version of Republicanism is so popular in that economically stressed county that voters still have Trump signs in their yards, Ferrance said.
Several factors are to blame for Cape Town's stressed water supply, including a growing population, ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) and a rapidly changing climate.
The current staff there is already stressed and overworked, often pulling long shifts taking care of people who need full-time supervision and can be violent.
While this a proud moment for students and parents, many families are stressed about how to pay for school in the fall.
Stressed cells release ATP and other molecules made by mitochondria into the extracellular space through channels in the cell membrane.
Children exhibiting these symptoms or who seem preoccupied or stressed about war, fighting or terrorism should be evaluated by a qualified mental health professional.
As [water] stressed as Israel is, Jordan is even more stressed.
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First Known Use of stressed
STRESSED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stressed for English Language Learners
: feeling very worried or anxious
: having a lot of physical pressure or force on it
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