stressful

adjective stress·ful \ ˈstres-fəl \

Definition of stressful

:full of or tending to induce stress

stressfully

play \-fə-lē\ adverb

Examples of stressful in a Sentence

  1. I had a stressful day at work today.

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First Known Use of stressful

1853


STRESSFUL Defined for English Language Learners

stressful

adjective

Definition of stressful for English Language Learners

  • : full of or causing stress : making you feel worried or anxious


Medical Dictionary

stressful

adjective stress·ful \ ˈstres-fəl \

medical Definition of stressful

:full of or subject to stress
  • stressful situations

stressfully

play \-fə-lē\ adverb

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