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  1. stressed, distressedadjective

    suffering severe physical strain or distress

    "he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing"

    worried, disquieted, in a bad way(p), disturbed, accented, distressed, unhappy, hard-pressed, dysphoric, hard put, upset

    weak, feminine, unstressed, unaccented, light, unemphatic, untroubled

  2. stressed, accentedadjective

    bearing a stress or accent

    "an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'"

    distressed, tonic, accented

    unemphatic, untroubled, unstressed, light, weak, feminine, unaccented

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  1. Malachi Rosen:

    Over time, despite being skeptical at first, I started to realize and notice the benefits, i have been a lot less stressed, my level of anxiety has gone down and my ability to focus becomes easier.

  2. Nada Bakos:

    The public can't adequately prepare without clear guidance and confidence in their government, without clear communication, political stability is stressed and the situation can spark violence between authorities and citizens. Failure to utilize national security frameworks to address a pandemic may have severe human and economic costs.

  3. Paula Davis-Laack:

    Some people say they're more likely to have stomach problems and digestive issues when they're feeling stressed.

  4. Robert Mardini:

    This infusion of medical expertise and material will expedite the long road to recovery and relieve a stressed and overburdened health care system.

  5. Sheetal Agarwal:

    If staying at home we can be so unhappy or so sad and stressed, then their level of stress (must) be very high, i don't think I am very scared catching the infection, I am more scared of: 'What if I am not able to make them laugh?'.

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