Regardless of where the investigation leads, Zakayev stresses that his exile government is a friend of the United States.
McCain stresses that there is no U.S. military option for responding to Russian aggression in Ukraine, nor should there be.
After the Three stresses, Hu launched Eight Honors and Eight Shames—his own version of the Ten Commandments.
And, she stresses, that adoption should be foremost on the list of considerations.
The Krishna Movement stresses continual silent chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra in order to keep the mind focused on God.
Each line of a poem, however many or few its stresses, represents a single breath, and therefore a single perception.
Or again she would revive all the stresses before our marriage.
He rode home much relieved from the stresses he had suffered in that awful business of watching the regiment march out.
Or rather, we may say, Nicolai stresses the influence of Kant's dualism of the reasons.
Their mental functions are less stable naturally, and are subject to greater physical strains and stresses.
c.1300, "hardship, adversity, force, pressure," in part a shortening of Middle French destresse (see distress), in part from Old French estrece "narrowness, oppression," from Vulgar Latin *strictia, from Latin strictus "compressed," past participle of stringere "draw tight" (see strain (v.)). The purely psychological sense is attested from 1942.
c.1300, "to subject (someone) to force or compulsion," from the source of stress (n.). The figurative meaning "put emphasis on" is first recorded 1896, from notion of laying pressure on something by relying on it. Related: Stressed; stressing.
An applied force or system of forces that tends to strain or deform a body.
The resisting force set up in a body as a result of an externally applied force.
A physical or psychological stimulus that can produce mental tension or physiological reactions that may lead to illness.
A physical factor, such as injury, or mental state, such as anxiety, that disturbs the body's normal state of functioning. Stress may contribute to the development of some illnesses, including heart disease and cancer.
Note: The term stress also refers to the physical and mental state produced in the body when it is influenced by such factors: “The stress of the new job was too much for Tim, so he requested reassignment to his old position in the company.”