stress

What are the hypernyms for stress?

Hypernyms for stress

prosody mental strain accent inflection nervous strain force difficulty strain emphasis enounce express sound out show pronounce enunciate evince articulate say afflict

Definitions for stress

  • verb - put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi
  • verb - to stress
  • verb - test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
  • noun - the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"
  • noun - (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body; "the intensity of stress is expressed in units of force divided by units of area"
  • noun - (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor"
  • noun - difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension; "she endured the stresses and strains of life"; "he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson
  • noun - special emphasis attached to something; "the stress was more on accuracy than on speed"
  • Pronounciation of stress

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    Synonyms for stress

    focus emphasis tension tenseness emphasize strain emphasise accent punctuate accentuate try

    Antonyms for stress

    No antonyms found for stress.

    Holonyms for stress

    No holonyms found for stress.

    Hyponyms for stress

    accentuation word accent yips tonic accent sentence stress pitch accent tension word stress breaking point downplay re-emphasize drive home underline bring out bear down ram home emphasize background set off topicalize press home emphasise play down re-emphasise point up underscore rack

    Meronyms for stress

    No meronyms found for stress.

    Sounds like stress

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