- n. 压力；强调；紧张；重要性；重读
- vt. 强调；使紧张；加压力于；用重音读
- n. (Stress)人名；(意)斯特雷斯
CET4 TEM4 IELTS 考 研 CET6
来自拉丁语 stringere,拉紧，绑紧，词源同 strain,strict.-ss,过去分词格。引申诸相关词义。
- stress (n.)
- c. 1300, "hardship, adversity, force, pressure," in part a shortening of Middle English distress (n.); in part from Old French estrece "narrowness, oppression," from Vulgar Latin *strictia, from Latin strictus "tight, compressed, drawn together," past participle of stringere "draw tight" (see strain (v.)). Meaning "physical strain on a material object" is from mid-15c. As an abstract force in mechanics from 1855. The purely psychological sense is attested from 1955.
- stress (v.)
- c. 1300, "to subject (someone) to force or compulsion," from Middle French estrecier, from Vulgar Latin *strictiare, from Latin stringere "draw tight," which also is the source of stress (n.). The figurative meaning "put emphasis on" is first recorded 1896, from notion of laying pressure on something by relying on it. Related: Stressed; stressing.
- 1. Massage is used to relax muscles, relieve stress and improve the circulation.
- 2. Stress is widely perceived as contributing to coronary heart disease.
- 3. Stress, both human and mechanical, may also be a contributing factor.
- 4. Stress may act as a trigger for these illnesses.
- 5. Japanese car makers are laying ever more stress on European sales.
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