Translation of "strain" - English-French dictionary



(something, eg too much work etc, that causes) a state of anxiety and fatigue

tension (nerveuse)
The strain of nursing her dying husband was too much for her
to suffer from strain.

(an) injury especially to a muscle caused by too much exertion

entorse, foulure
muscular strain.

too great a demand

These constant delays are a strain on our patience.

(Translation of “strain” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)