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Italian translation of “strain”

strain

noun
 
/streɪn/
the feeling of being worried and nervous about something
tensione, stress, logorio
The strain of the divorce was too much for her.
pressure put on something by a bad situation or by too much weight or force
tensione, stress, pressione
Their arguments were putting a strain on their marriage.
(Definition of strain noun from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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