stresses 1 of 2

plural of stress
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as in pressures
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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stresses

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verb

present tense third-person singular of stress

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“Stresses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stresses. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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