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adjective as in drawn

adjective as in harried

adjective as in overworked

adjective as in taut

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Example Sentences

Romeo was studying rats to see if stress affects adolescent and adult brains differently.

A small amount of stress may actually help kids build mental toughness.

The stress spiked hormone levels in both age groups similarly.

Workers are reporting longer hours, more stress, and an inability to disconnect.

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That poses a stress to the animals because they’re selected for intense production—to produce milk or grow fast and produce a lot of muscle and fat.

At the time of the initial strikes, U.S. officials stressed repeatedly that the Americans were after Khorasan, not al Nusra.

But the president also stressed the importance of hope and optimism.

Udall had stressed the line of attack so frequently that he was dubbed “Mark Uterus,” and it clearly backfired.

Greenberg stressed that the show was about offering solutions.

Frieden stressed once again that the virus can be stopped and that it is not airborne.

First of all is the forceful utterance of the stressed syllable; the Provençal has post-tonic syllables, unlike the sister-speech.

The fine arts subjects such as painting and music were stressed in the seminaries.

Religion, on the other hand, has stressed mystery and accepted it in its own terms.

You use more force for the stressed than for the unstressed vowels, that is to say, you put more breath into them.

Something stirred in Jason's mind, with the feeling of a long unused muscle being stressed.


On this page you'll find 128 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stressed, such as: harassed, harrowed, peaked, pinched, sapped, and starved.

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