the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable" Synonyms: emphasis, accent,
(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" Synonyms: tension, tenseness,
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 Synonyms: strain,
special emphasis attached to something; "the stress was more on accuracy than on speed" Synonyms: focus,
put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word" Synonyms: accent, accentuate,