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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

    Etymology: From stress + -ful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stressful(adj)

    having much stress

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  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

Examples of stressful in a Sentence

  1. Emily Pankhurst:

    I was going through an extremely stressful time, trying to complete deadlines for essays and everything on top of me, i started complaining of fatigue, high temperature and constant headaches, which I believed were stress-related. However, down below I noticed abnormal discharge appear straight after my regular period.

  2. Dan Gottlieb:

    When things get stressful, we gravitate toward comfort foods, sweets, and carbs, it’s a sign your body, your soul, are craving care.

  3. Hatnim Lee:

    The most stressful thing about taking pictures in my parents' liquor store is honestly my mother or my father yelling at me because I'm at work, they just don't really understand it. ... Not because they don't appreciate photography, but because it's so everyday norm for them.

  4. Debra Messing:

    I know that I need to laugh, it's been a stressful year and I want to make people laugh, and I think more than anything that's what we are all feeling right now, is we want to make people laugh.

  5. Stephanie Shannon:

    It’s an extremely tough year, the pressures on law enforcement to try to perform at the levels that they want to be performing, but knowing that everything they're doing is being criticized, is very challenging and very stressful for the men and women that are doing this job.

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