Definitions

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  • noun The state or condition of being stressful.

Etymologies

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stressful +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Another busy city in a warm climate, Los Angeles, Calif., takes second place for stressfulness, in part because it has among the lowest scores for the well-being of its residents -- 22.8% of Angelinos reported that their health was less than good.

    America's Most Stressful Cities

  • I always thought that there was a stressfulness between the two O'Briens on the morning show.

    A Sad Day for CNN Viewers - NASA Watch

  • Another busy city in a warm climate, Los Angeles, Calif., takes second place for stressfulness, in part because it has among the lowest scores for the well-being of its residents -- 22.8% of Angelinos reported that their health was less than good.

    America's Most Stressful Cities

  • Another busy city in a warm climate, Los Angeles, Calif., takes second place for stressfulness, in part because it has among the lowest scores for the well-being of its residents -- 22.8% of Angelinos reported that their health was less than good.

    America's Most Stressful Cities

  • Another busy city in a warm climate, Los Angeles, Calif., takes second place for stressfulness, in part because it has among the lowest scores for the well-being of its residents -- 22.8% of Angelinos reported that their health was less than good.

    America's Most Stressful Cities

  • So he also taught dukkha as a noble truth in order to focus our attention on where the real problem lies: not in the stressfulness of experiences, but in our ignorance in thinking we have to cling to them.

    The Weight of Mountains by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

  • I have a feeling that a lot of the security theater serves to calm passengers' anxiety, which is partly about terrorists, but probably more about either a fear of heights, motion sickness, or the stressfulness and unpredictability of flying.

    Making Light: The new new TSA regulations

  • As I rethink my interview and send out a few more job applications, as the month-long trip abroad looms large in my mind, and as the stressfulness of completing the dissertation bears down on my system, it's so nice to know that there's a more powerful force for calm in my life.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • As I rethink my interview and send out a few more job applications, as the month-long trip abroad looms large in my mind, and as the stressfulness of completing the dissertation bears down on my system, it's so nice to know that there's a more powerful force for calm in my life.

    A Leaf Rain

  • And, you know, I personally didn't go through anything bad, as far as the stressfulness and the things that we don't know about.

    CNN Transcript Feb 4, 2007

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