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Ntikiso - Stress

Ntikiso is a Xitsonga word meaning "Stress" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of stress
- Stress n
- The relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable" [syn: {emphasis}, {accent}]
- (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor" [syn: {tension}, {tenseness}]
- (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body; "the intensity of stress is expressed in units of force divided by units of area"
- Special emphasis attached to something; "the stress was more on accuracy than on speed" [syn: {focus}]
- Difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension; "she endured the stresses and strains of life"; "he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson [syn: {strain}] v
- To stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet" [syn: {emphasize}, {emphasise}, {punctuate}, {accent}, {accentuate}]
- Put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word" [syn: {accent}, {accentuate}]
- Test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!" [syn: {try}, {strain}]
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