Textual thesaurus for "stress"

(noun) emphasis, accent

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) tenseness, tension

(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense

he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension; stress is a vasoconstrictor

(noun) strain

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) focus

special emphasis attached to something

the stress was more on accuracy than on speed

(verb) accent, accentuate

put stress on; utter with an accent

In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word

(verb) punctuate, accent, accentuate, emphasise, emphasize

to stress, single out as important

Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

(verb) try, strain

test the limits of

You are trying my patience!