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Stressed   /strɛst/   Listen

Suffering severe physical strain or distress.  Synonym: distressed.
Bearing a stress or accent.  Synonym: accented.

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"Stressed" Quotes from Famous Books

... has stressed competition, aimed at the acquisition and accumulation of material goods and services. The competitive struggle, in its civilian and military aspects, has played fast and loose with the contents of ...
— Civilization and Beyond - Learning From History • Scott Nearing

... authority to prohibit the introduction of foreign articles recognized and enforced by many previous decisions of this court, the contentions are so devoid of merit as to cause them to be frivolous."[484] In Brolan v. United States[485] the Court again stressed the absolute nature of Congress's power over foreign commerce, saying: "In the argument reference is made to decisions of this court dealing with the subject of the power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce, but the ...
— The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation • Edward Corwin

... mean the man set in old ways and habits that neutralizes the progress and wastes the forces of the republic. At the door of this old man lie the causes of commercial disturbances, depression in trade and recurring panics more than in the causes stressed by ...
— Wit, Humor, Reason, Rhetoric, Prose, Poetry and Story Woven into Eight Popular Lectures • George W. Bain

Words linked to "Stressed" :   emphasized, accented, emphatic, troubled, unstressed, emphasised, masculine

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