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stressful

[ stres-fuhl ]
/ ˈstrɛs fəl /
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adjective

full of stress or tension: the stressful days before a war.

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Origin of stressful

First recorded in 1850–55; stress + -ful
stress·ful·ly, adverbun·stress·ful, adjective
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