Synonyms for stressed

Synonyms for (adj) stressed

Synonyms: stressed, accented

Definition: bearing a stress or accent

Usage: an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'

Similar words: emphasised, emphasized, emphatic

Definition: spoken with emphasis

Usage: an emphatic word

Similar words: masculine

Definition: (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable

Usage: a masculine cadence; the masculine rhyme of `annoy, enjoy'

Synonyms: stressed, distressed

Definition: suffering severe physical strain or distress

Usage: he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing

Similar words: troubled

Definition: characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need

Usage: troubled areas; fell into a troubled sleep; a troubled expression; troubled teenagers

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