UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstrɛst/

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a stressed [teacher, worker, leader, parent, student, individual]
  2. I feel stressed with [so much, all this] work
  3. is (very) stressed at work
  4. am feeling so stressed (out)
  5. this is making me really stressed (out)
  6. [is, are] making me feel stressed
  7. am stressed (out) [from, by] [this job, the work, my day]
  8. getting stressed [over, about] nothing
  9. felt stressed [at first, initially, throughout]
  10. feel most stressed [when, after, before, following]
  11. have never felt [this, so] stressed
  12. got stressed when she [saw, realized, thought about]
  13. [very, extremely, more and more, increasingly] stressed
  14. the [first, second, last] syllable is stressed
  15. a stressed [vowel, consonant, word, syllable]
  16. the [steel, rod, pin] is too stressed
  17. is stressed [by, from] the temperature [increase, change]
  18. stressed [from] the [weight, torque]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [work, job, family, career] stress
  2. [work]- [based, related, induced] stress
  3. [overwhelming, overbearing, crippling, chronic] stress
  4. a [lot, great deal] of stress
  5. a [large, huge, massive] amount of stress
  6. [overwhelming] levels of stress
  7. couldn't [bare, stand, handle] the stress (any longer)
  8. is under a lot of stress
  9. is suffering from chronic stress
  10. the stress of [having, balancing] a job and family
  11. the stresses of [life, two jobs]
  12. put too much stress on
  13. the [wing, branch, part] snapped from the stress
  14. the [load, bar, shelf] buckled under the stress
  15. place a stress on the [need, importance, role]
  16. [a bout, an attack, a period, a wave] of stress
  17. the stress [goes, is] on the [second, last] syllable
  18. the stress of [a word, an accent]
  19. the [degree, distribution, measurement] of stress
n as adj
  1. a stress [test, disorder, fracture]
  2. stress [response, levels, symptoms]
  3. stress [therapy, therapists, relief]
  1. stress the [second] syllable
  2. would like to stress the [importance, necessity] of
  3. cannot stress [this, it] enough
  4. is stressing over [how, what, where, when] to
  5. don't stress
  6. this [conversation, class, project] is stressing me out
  7. stress the [beam, steel]
  8. stressed by the [weight, force] of
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