[ stres-er, -awr ]
/ ˈstrɛs ər, -ɔr /
an activity, event, or other stimulus that causes stress.
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annoyance, aggravation, bellyache, headache, irritant, nuisance, pain, pressure, trouble, worry, inconvenience
- stressed out,
- stretch a point,
- stretch limo,
- stretch mark,
- stretch marks
Origin of stressor
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/ (ˈstrɛsə) /
an event, experience, etc, that causes stress
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1950, agent noun in Latin form from stress (v.).
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