[ stres-er, -awr ]
/ ˈstrɛs ər, -ɔr /
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an activity, event, or other stimulus that causes stress.
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British Dictionary definitions for stressor
/ (ˈstrɛsə) /
an event, experience, etc, that causes stress
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