stressed stressed  /ˈstrɛst/


  1. (adj) suffering severe physical strain or distress
  2. (adj) bearing a stress or accent



  1. Even at the best of times, Hong Kong is one of the world's more stressed-out cities.
  2. But that doesn't necessarily prove that stressed-out people are actually aging prematurely, even if they look older than their years.
  3. The most stressed women also had lower levels of telomerase, an enzyme that repairs damaged telomeres.


  1. What Men Really Want

    Father’s Day 2013 arrives on Sunday. Here’s what we have to show for it: According to a survey conducted by Today Moms , more than half of the 7,000 mothers polled feel more stressed out by their husbands than they do by their kids.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. L.A. Film Fest: 'Winter in the Blood' depicts life on reservation

    Filmmakers Alex and Andrew Smith were thrilled but stressed Thursday afternoon as the debut of their passion project, "Winter in the Blood," about life on an Indian reservation, rapidly approached.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Madrid cannot afford to go trophy-less, admits Modric

    The Croatia international has stressed that a team of Los Blancos' stature should do better, but he has nothing but praise for former manager Jose Mourinho.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! Sports


  1. No10 said: "The Prime Minister stressed the economic importance of BP to the UK, US and other countries. The President made it clear that he had no interest in undermining BP's value."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. "There's only one thing worse than an over-stressed Army and Marine Corps, and that's a defeated Army and Marine Corps," said McCain, a Vietnam veteran and a 2008 Republican presidential hopeful. "I believe this is a recipe that will lead to...
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: John McCain Source: ABC News

  3. "We stressed our belief that it is well past time for the Iraqis to take primary responsibility for the security of their nation," Pelosi said in a statement after she and the other six members of her delegation met with the Iraqi prime minister...
    on Jan 26, 2007 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: Guardian Unlimited

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