stressed

adjective \ ˈstrest \
Updated on: 21 Apr 2018

Definition of stressed

: stressed-out
  • feeling stressed about work

Examples of stressed in a Sentence

  1. He was feeling pretty stressed about the deadline.

  2. you seem really stressed right now, so maybe you should try to do something more relaxing

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First Known Use of stressed

1973

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STRESSED Defined for English Language Learners

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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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