Definition of stressed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//strest//
    ; NAmE NAmE//strest//
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  1. 1  (informal stressed out) [not before noun] too anxious and tired to be able to relax He was feeling very stressed and tired.
  2. 2 (of a syllable) pronounced with emphasis opposite unstressed
  3. 3[only before noun] (specialist) that has had a lot of physical pressure put on it stressed metal
  4. Extra examples He’s stressed out about money. I was just totally stressed out and afraid I couldn’t continue. She felt overly stressed and needed to calm down. She’s just making herself more stressed. Stressed out? Take a break in the sun. stressed business executives
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