Definition of Stressful

1. Adjective. Extremely irritating to the nerves. "A trying day at the office"

Exact synonyms: Nerve-racking, Nerve-wracking, Trying
Similar to: Disagreeable



Definition of Stressful

1. a. Having much stress.

Definition of Stressful

1. Adjective. Irritating; causing stress. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stressful

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stressful

stress
stress ball
stress fracture
stress fractures
stress incontinence
stress mark
stress out
stress puppy
stress test
stress tests
stressed
stressed-out
stressed out
stresses
stressfree
stressful (current term)
stressfully
stressfulness
stressing
stressless
stresslessness
stresslet
stressor
stressors
stressy
stretch
stretch(a)
stretch along
stretch forth
stretch limo

Literary usage of Stressful

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1. Joining Forces on Solid-Waste Management: Regionalization Is Working in by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Older persons exposed to severely stressful events were the least likely to have ... Among people who experienced severely stressful events, in general, ..."

2. Genes, Behavior, and the Social Environment: Moving Beyond the Nature by Lyla M. Hernandez, Dan G. Blazer (2006)
"Thus, despotic, top-down hierarchies maintained through aggression are more stressful for dominant animals, while those maintained through psychological ..."

3. Half My Heart Is in Iraq! by David D. Bayouth (2006)
"His life is the one that is stressful yet he always makes me feel better. I love Sgt. Rosario, Mike so much. ..."

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