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Translation of "stress" - English-Spanish dictionary

stress

noun /stres/
the worry experienced by a person in particular circumstances, or the state of anxiety caused by this tensión, estrés the stresses of modern life Her headaches may be caused by stress.
force exerted by (parts of) bodies on each other tensión Bridge-designers have to know about stress.
force or emphasis placed, in speaking, on particular syllables or words énfasis, acento In the word ’widow’ we put stress on the first syllable.
stressed adjective
too worried and tired to be able to relax Estresada I always feel rather stressed when I have to give a speech.
(linguistics) (of a word or syllable) pronounced with emphasis Enfatizada In the word ‘later’, the first syllable is stressed.
stressful adjective
causing a lot of anxiety Estresante a stressful job.
stress mark noun
(linguistics ) a mark used to show where the stress comes in a word etc tilde
lay/put stress on
to emphasize (a fact etc) enfatizar He laid stress on this point.
(Definition of stress from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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