Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STRESS

The girl in the chair was shaking soundlessly under the stress of her emotions.

The girl's answer was uttered with nervous eagerness which revealed her own stress of fear.

We were right, it seems, in putting some stress on that "perjured" when we first met it.

All trace of stress and strain had left it, replaced by an enigmatic calm.

But now, when the stress came, all this philanthropy fell away.

Nicholas Oldfield groaned, but in the stress of voices no one heard him.

She rushed at top speed, vibrating under the stress of her engines.

However, my dear Prince, I will lay no stress upon this point.

Others had pneumonia and were wasting beneath the stress of their frightful cough.

Dispersion of the armament against Algiers by stress of weather.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR STRESS

accent

nounimportance, emphasis
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.