stressed etymology

English word stressed comes from English stress

Detailed word origin of stressed

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stress English (eng) (Scotland, legal) distress; the act of distraining; also, the thing distrained.. (biology) A physical, chemical, infective agent aggressing an organism.. (biology) Aggression toward an organism resulting in a response in an attempt to restore previous conditions.. (countable, physics) Force externally applied to a body which cause internal stress within the body.. (countable, physics) The [...]
stressed English (eng) (phonetics) Having a stress or accent.. Suffering stress (either physical or mental).