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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Mechanical, Linguistics
stressedstressed /strest/ AWL adjective  1 [not before noun] (also stressed out) informalWORRIED so worried and tired that you cannot relax I always eat when I’m feeling stressed.2 technicalTEM an object, especially a metal object, that is stressed has had a lot of pressure or force put on it
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stressedWhen stressed, we release cortisone into the body and this increases the appetite.
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