life stress

n.

Events or experiences that produce severe strain, such as failure on the job, marital separation, and loss of a loved person.

Nearby words

  1. life sentence,
  2. life signs,
  3. life skill,
  4. life space,
  5. life span,
  6. life support,
  7. life table,
  8. life vest,
  9. life zone,
  10. life-and-death


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