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pressure

noun

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  1. 1 the burden on one's emotional or mental well-being created by demands on one's time a business executive who works well under pressure Synonyms stress, strain, tensionRelated Words load, weight; anxiety, concern, uneasiness, worry; aggravation, anger, annoyance, exasperation, irritation, persecution, troubleNear Antonyms comfort, consolation

  2. 2 the use of power to impose one's will on another pressure from their peers can often cause teens to do things that they normally wouldn't consider Synonyms arm-twisting, coercion, compulsion, constraint, duress, forceRelated Words browbeating, bulldozing, bullying; fear, intimidation, menace, sword, terror, terrorism, threat, violence; squeeze, squeeze play; might, muscle, potency, puissance, strength; hardheadedness, self-will, willfulness; strain, stressNear Antonyms agreement, approval, consent, permission; convincing, persuasion, reason, suasion


pressure

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pressure

  1. to cause (a person) to give in to pressure his father pressured him to go out for the swim team Synonyms blackjack, coerce, compel, constrain, dragoon, drive, impel, impress, make, muscle, obligate, oblige, press, force, sandbagRelated Words browbeat, bulldoze, bully, cow, hector, intimidate; blackmail, high-pressure, menace, shame, terrorize, threaten; drag; badger, harass, houndNear Antonyms allow, let, permit; argue, convince, induce, move, persuade, prevail (on or upon), satisfy, talk (into), win (over)


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