Another word for stress

Noun

accent, emphasis, stress - the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

Example:- he put the stress on the wrong syllable

focus, stress - special emphasis attached to something

Example:- the stress was more on accuracy than on speed

strain, stress - difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension

Example:- she endured the stresses and strains of life

stress, tenseness, tension - (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense

Example:- he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension

stress - (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body

Example:- the intensity of stress is expressed in units of force divided by units of area

Verb

accent, accentuate, emphasise, emphasize, punctuate, stress - to stress, single out as important

Example:- Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

strain, stress, try - test the limits of

Example:- You are trying my patience!

accent, accentuate, stress - put stress on; utter with an accent

Example:- In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word

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Source : WordNet