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stress

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1 the burden on oneʼs emotional or mental well-being created by demands on oneʼs time

  • with a full-time job and her college courses, the young woman is under a lot of stress right now
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2 a special notice or importance given to something

  • the company's orientation program places considerable stress on workplace safety
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stress

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1 to experience concern or anxiety

  • the restaurant manager has a tendency to stress about every little thing that goes wrong
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give a hang (or care a hang), sweat blood

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2 to make more apparent

  • his bad performance only stressed what Iʼd been saying all along
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3 to indicate the importance of by centering attention on

  • the doctor stressed the importance of exercise
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bear down on, make much of

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