What does stressful mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nerve-racking, nerve-wracking, stressful, trying(adj)

    extremely irritating to the nerves

    "nerve-racking noise"; "the stressful days before a war"; "a trying day at the office"


  1. stressful(Adjective)

    Irritating; causing stress.

    I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change. uE000155019uE001Richard Nelson Bolles

  2. Origin: From stress + -ful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stressful(adj)

    having much stress


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stressful in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stressful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Self-belief in the stressful life is the sole source of relief to the soul.

  2. Rock Sake Seth Podell:

    It's challenging, it's extremely stressful however I've never had more fun in my entire life doing anything.

  3. Peter Schnall:

    Social support is a very important buffer against stress, when your supervisors and your co-workers are trying to all do things together, then you’re getting a lot of social support — and the job is less stressful.

  4. Leah Greenbaum:

    I can actually go to sleep and I really have a different peace, like she’s being taken care of if something is going to happen, it’s been a less stressful life in our home-- he’s really made a difference to our whole household.

  5. Matt Kuchar:

    The streaky way is stressful, the golf I play... you could watch me play a round of golf and it's pretty stress free. I don't do any crazy things. I don't make a ton of birdies, but I don't make a lot of bogeys, either. It's been a lot nicer the last five or six years.

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