Stress - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Stress.

EMPHASISE
  1. give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture emphasized her words"
  2. to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
STRAIN
  1. test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
  2. the act of singing;
  3. an intense or violent exertion
  4. an effortful attempt to attain a goal
  5. the general meaning or substance of an utterance;
  6. a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence;
  7. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species;
  8. (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups;
  9. cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious;
  10. (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  11. alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
  12. injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
  13. to exert much effort or energy;
  14. (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress;
  15. use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity;
  16. difficulty that causes worry or emoti
TENSION
  1. (physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body; "the direction of maximum tension moves asymptotically toward the direction of the shear"
  2. feelings of hostility that are not manifest; "he could sense her latent hostility to him"; "the diplomats' first concern was to reduce international tensions"
  3. a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature); "there is a tension created between narrative time and movie time"; "there is a tension between these approaches to understanding history"
  4. (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor"
  5. the physical condition of being stretched or strained; "it places great tension on the leg muscles"; "he could feel the tenseness of her body"
  6. the action of stretching something tight; "tension holds the belt in the pulleys"
Clue Database Last Updated: 22/01/2018 9:00am

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