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English definition of “stress”

stress

noun [C or U] (WORRY)    /stres/
B1 great worry caused by a difficult situation , or something that causes this condition : People under a lot of stress may experience headaches , minor pains , and sleeping difficulties . Yoga is a very effective technique for combating stress. the stresses and strains of the job stress- related illness Anxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
(Definition of stress noun (WORRY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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