I always intended to go,” she says, stressing the word “always.
Kohn makes no apologies for stressing the financial incentives.
But the visit seems to be the latest in a series of moves aimed at stressing his reformist credentials.
And he denied that Tamarod had any contact with the Army, stressing again the success of its grassroots approach.
First up, Pelosi addressed “inter-party bickering,” stressing the importance (and challenge) of finding common ground.
"I don't tek off my hat ter no man," he replied, stressing the final word ever so lightly.
"M. le Comte is not with me," she answered, stressing the title.
I am stressing the point that I worked for $9 a day during all that, a $9 a day job.
He had forgotten his mother's trick of stressing one syllable of a word.
He fought Dick's fight for him valiantly, stressing certain points that were to prepare her for others to come.
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.”