1. Stress VerbAccent, Accentuate, Emphasise, Emphasize, Punctuate
To stress, single out as important.
Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet.
(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense.
He suffered from fatigue and emotional tension.
3. Stress VerbAccent, Accentuate
Put stress on; utter with an accent.
In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word.
4. Stress NounFocus
Special emphasis attached to something.
The stress was more on accuracy than on speed.
5. Stress NounStrain
Difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension.
She endured the stresses and strains of life.
6. Stress 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.
Bear Down - pay special attention to.
Mental - affected by a disorder of the mind; "a mental patient".
State - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "I know the state of your heart".
Suspense - apprehension about what is going to happen.