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synonym (synonym of stress)

  • (noun.communication)
    the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.state)
    (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    special emphasis attached to something (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension (noun.state)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    to stress, single out as important (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    put stress on; utter with an accent (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    test the limits of (verb.emotion)
     

hypernym (stress IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body (noun.phenomenon)
    (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
    (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress (noun.state)
     
  • difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension (noun.state)
    a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome (noun.state)
     
  • put stress on; utter with an accent (verb.communication)
    speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way (verb.communication)
     
  • special emphasis attached to something (noun.state)
    special importance or significance (noun.state)
     
  • test the limits of (verb.emotion)
    cause great unhappiness for; distress (verb.emotion)
     
  • the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) (noun.communication)
    the patterns of stress and intonation in a language (noun.communication)
     
  • to stress, single out as important (verb.communication)
    give expression to (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF stress relation)

  • (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body (noun.phenomenon)
    (physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    the degree of tension or stress at which something breaks (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
    nervous tension that causes an athlete to fail (especially causes golfers to miss short putts) (noun.state)
     
  • test the limits of (verb.emotion)
    stretch to the limits (verb.emotion)
     
  • the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) (noun.communication)
    the use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    emphasis that results from pitch rather than loudness (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the distribution of stresses within a polysyllabic word (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the distribution of stresses within a sentence (noun.communication)
     
  • to stress, single out as important (verb.communication)
    understate the importance or quality of (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    direct attention to, as if by means of contrast (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    emphasize anew (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    pay special attention to (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    emphasize by putting heavy stress on or by moving to the front of the sentence (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    emphasize, especially by identification (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make clear by special emphasis and try to convince somebody of something (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    give extra weight to (a communication) (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from stress)

  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
    test the limits of (verb.emotion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    in or of a state of physical or nervous tension (adj.all)
     
  • put stress on; utter with an accent (verb.communication)
    a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    distinctive manner of oral expression (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people (noun.communication)
     
  • special emphasis attached to something (noun.state)
    to stress, single out as important (verb.communication)
     
  • test the limits of (verb.emotion)
    an intense or violent exertion (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.object)
    any agent that causes stress to an organism (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.state)
    (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension (noun.state)
     
  • the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) (noun.communication)
    put stress on; utter with an accent (verb.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    sudden and strong (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of verse) having a metric system based on stress rather than syllables or quantity (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    spoken with emphasis (adj.all)
     
  • to stress, single out as important (verb.communication)
    the act of giving special importance or significance to something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.state)
    special importance or significance (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    special emphasis attached to something (noun.state)
     

domain category (stress is domain category of ....)

  • (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body (noun.phenomenon)
    the science of matter and energy and their interactions (noun.cognition)
     
  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
    the science of mental life (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category accent emphasis tenseness tension focus strain inflection prosody force mental strain difficulty accent accentuation pitch accent word accent word stress sentence stress tension accent accentuate emphatic exclamatory accentual emphasised natural philosophy physics psychological science psychology

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