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stressfuladjective

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

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stressfuladjective

uk   us   /ˈstresfʊl/
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/​workingenvironmentfind sth stressful Most ​peoplefindjobinterviews pretty stressful.
(Definition of stressful from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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