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stressfuladjective

us   /ˈstres·fəl/
causing worry and anxiety: Working in the emergency room of a major hospital is highly stressful work.
(Definition of stressful from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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stressfuladjective

uk   /ˈstresfʊl/ us  
a stressful situation or event is difficult to deal with and makes you feel worried and unhappy: stressful for sb The relocation was extremely stressful for all concerned. Exams can be a stressful time for students. a stressful job/workplace/working environmentfind sth stressful Most people find job interviews pretty stressful.
(Definition of stressful from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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