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stress

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1 the burden on one's emotional or mental well-being created by demands on one's 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 I'd 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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