Definition of “stressful” - English Dictionary

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“stressful” in American English

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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)

“stressful” in Business English

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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.
find sth stressful Most people find job interviews pretty stressful.

(Definition of “stressful” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)