Words nearby stressed-out
MORE ABOUT STRESSED OUT
What does stressed-out mean?
Stressed-out means experiencing a lot of emotional stress.
The adjective stressed can mean the same thing. Both terms often imply that the level of stress is intense or higher than usual—that stress has built up and is becoming hard to deal with.
The phrasal verb stress out can mean to experience stress, as in Don’t stress out about the meeting—it’s not a big deal. It can also mean to cause someone to experience stress, as in You’re really stressing me out. The term stressed-out comes from the past tense of this sense: someone who is stressed-out has been stressed out by someone or something (or, as is often the case, by a combination of different factors).
Stressed-out is commonly spelled without a hyphen, as stressed out.
Example: During the week of final exams, the library is filled with stressed-out students frantically trying to study.
Where does stressed-out come from?
The first records of the phrasal verb stress out come from around the 1940s, and the adjective form stressed-out came later. In both terms, the word out can be thought of as meaning something like “thoroughly” or “completely.” It’s used in similar ways in other informal adjectives involving emotional, mental, or physical states, such as freaked-out, worn-out, and burned-out.
Describing yourself as stressed-out usually means that stress has accumulated. This can be from things that have already happened or that are happening or from worries about things that will or might happen. The variety of different things that can cause someone to become stressed-out is unlimited.
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What are some other forms related to stressed-out?
- stressed out (unhyphenated alternate spelling)
- stress out (verb)
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How is stressed-out used in real life?
Stressed-out is informal. It’s very common for people to describe themselves as stressed-out or stressed.
The more kids act out, the more their stressed-out parents turn to screens, a study found.
And the more parents turned to screens, the more the kids acted out.
Here's how to resist the urge ⬇️https://t.co/gPv5qkMpmB
— NPR (@NPR) June 30, 2019
I did it!!! 1,000 miles in 2020🏃🏻♀️🎉
Through it all, running has been my constant. Running is my answer! Stressed out? Time to run. Tired? Time to run. Happy? Time to run. A million things to do? Time to run. In the middle of a pandemic? Time to run! #Goals pic.twitter.com/Lkjzm2iBS4
— Analee Spray (@analee_spray) November 18, 2020
#TruthIs I get stressed-out and overwhelmed by life all the time, and my favorite way to chill out is to watch Adventure Time
— Matt Johnson (@Mattj0007) April 12, 2012
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Which of the following words is NOT a synonym of stressed-out?
How to use stressed-out in a sentence
Do Americans prefer a stressed out president — no fun, no sun, no life outside of the Oval Office or the Situation Room?Yes, Obama Was Right to Golf After Foley|Daniel G. Hill|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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In other words, I was stressed out during the day and it was screwing up my sleep at night.How I Finally Got to the Bottom of My Insomnia|Gregory Ferenstein|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This can lead to feeling lethargic, unfocused, and stressed out.How to Master the Art of Breathing|Ari Meisel|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When I'm depressed or stressed out, my mom tells me to just pray on it.I’m a Porn Star, and I Believe in God|Aurora Snow|September 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST