Stress - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Stress.

EMPHASISE
STRAIN
TENSION
Jump to Definition »
EMPHASISE
  1. to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
  2. give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture emphasized her words"
STRAIN
  1. (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups;
  2. (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  3. injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
  4. (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress;
  5. difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension;
  6. A group of bacteria or viruses that are genetically distinct from other groups of the same species.
  7. cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious;
  8. alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
  9. to exert much effort or energy;
  10. use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity;
  11. rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender; "puree the vegetables for the baby"
  12. the act of singing;
  13. remove by passing through a filter;
  14. an intense or violent exertion
  15. separate by pa
TENSION
  1. the action of stretching something tight; "tension holds the belt in the pulleys"
  2. (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"
  3. feelings of hostility that are not manifest; "he could sense her latent hostility to him"; "the diplomats' first concern was to reduce international tensions"
  4. 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"
  5. (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor"
  6. the physical condition of being stretched or strained; "it places great tension on the leg muscles"; "he could feel the tenseness of her body"
Clue Database Last Updated: 21/04/2018 9:00am

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'Stress'


Still struggling to solve the crossword clue 'Stress'?

If you're still haven't solved the crossword clue Stress then why not search our database by the letters you have already!