Translation of "strain" - English-German dictionary



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

die Anstrengung
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

die Zerrung
muscular strain.

too great a demand

die Strapaze
These constant delays are a strain on our patience.

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