Synonyms of stressed


1. stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate, express, show, evince

usage: to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"

2. stress, accent, accentuate, pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say

usage: put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"

3. try, strain, stress, afflict

usage: test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"


1. stressed, distressed, troubled (vs. untroubled)

usage: suffering severe physical strain or distress; "he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing"

2. stressed (vs. unstressed), accented, emphatic, emphasized, emphasised, masculine

usage: bearing a stress or accent; "an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'"

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