The word stress is about pressure, whether it's pressure on a syllable of a word (TRAIN er versus train EE), an object (the bridge is designed to handle the stress of the cars), or a person (I am under a lot of stress).
the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"
(physics) force that produces strain on a physical body; "the intensity of stress is expressed in units of force divided by units of area"
(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor"
difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension; "she endured the stresses and strains of life"; "he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson
special emphasis attached to something; "the stress was more on accuracy than on speed"
put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"
to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
Pressure, strain; -- used chiefly of immaterial things; except in mechanics; hence, urgency; importance; weight; significance.
The force, or combination of forces, which produces a strain; force exerted in any direction or manner between contiguous bodies, or parts of bodies, and taking specific names according to its direction, or mode of action, as thrust or pressure, pull or tension, shear or tangential stress.
Force of utterance expended upon words or syllables. Stress is in English the chief element in accent and is one of the most important in emphasis. See Guide to pronunciation, // 31-35.
Distress; the act of distraining; also, the thing distrained.
To press; to urge; to distress; to put to difficulties.
To subject to stress, pressure, or strain.
Sad hersal of his heavy stress.2.
The faculties of the mind are improved by exercise, yet they must not be put to a stress beyond their strength.
A body may as well lay too little as too much stress upon a dream.3.
Stress is the mutual action between portions of matter.4.
I like to be alone so I can write. But focus can hurt you. I don't want to be some stress casualty in early middle age.
I cannot stress enough that the answer to life's questions is often in people's faces. Try putting your iPhones down once in a while, and look in people's faces. People's faces will tell you amazing things. Like if they are angry, or nauseous or asleep.
As far as having peace within myself, the one way I can do that is forgiving the people who have done wrong to me. It causes more stress to build up anger. Peace is more productive.
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.
I get heartfelt thanks from all kinds of people. Today I heard from a waitress in Georgia who has lost her job and is trying to figure out how her local bank can change the terms on her credit card, and I heard from a physicist at a major research university who wants to explain a better theory of financial stress tests.
God will never give you anything you can't handle, so don't stress.Misspelled Form
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Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There's going to be stress in life, but it's your choice whether you let it affect you or not.
I believe that stress is a factor in any bad health.
Al Qaeda is not the organization now that it was before. It is under stress organizationally. Its leadership spends more time trying to figure out how to keep from getting caught than they do trying to launch operations.
Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
All the sudden high-impact stress can really take a toll on your body. So if you still want to be active and get in a good workout, go to a yoga class or pilates class, or get in some strength and conditioning.
I had no doubts I could go to the pole. I may not be as strong, but I make up for physical strength in other areas, like steadiness and not panicking under stress.
Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don't see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.
A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood.