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synonyms for stresses

  • weight
  • accent
  • accentuation
  • beat
  • force
  • import
  • importance
  • significance
  • urgency

antonyms for stresses

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  • insignificance
  • unimportance
  • ignorance
  • indifference
  • relaxation
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How to use stresses in a sentence

Their mental functions are less stable naturally, and are subject to greater physical strains and stresses.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
The impact stresses depend so much on local conditions that it is difficult to fix what allowance should be made.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
For all these reasons the stresses due to the live load are greater than those due to the same load resting quietly on the bridge.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
For shearing stresses the working stress may have 0.8 of its value for tension.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Except when the limiting stresses are of opposite sign, the two tables agree very well.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The cantilever and suspended girder types are as economical and free from uncertainty as to the stresses.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
We give you the job of figuring out the stresses and strains involved.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
Perhaps you do not read the poem in this way; mark the stresses for yourself, without looking at the book.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
The main centre of the beam is supported by a “gallows-frame” of timbers so arranged as to receive all stresses longitudinally.
A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINEROBERT H. THURSTON
Our wars, our social conflict, our enormous economic stresses, are all aspects of that adjustment.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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