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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nerve-racking, nerve-wracking, stressful, tryingadjective

    extremely irritating to the nerves

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


  1. stressfuladjective

    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. Stressfuladjective

    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. Rebecca Cabrera:

    He was just a really thoughtful person. He always put everybody ahead of himself even when situations were so stressful, he always kept everybody laughing and calm. He was the man that stood up when everybody else stood back.

  2. Brandon Mitchell:

    It was just dark. It felt like every day was a funeral and watching someone die every day, it was tense every day. I wasn't nervous, but it was stressful. It was a lot of pressure.

  3. Paul Gronke:

    Everything I've heard from state officials and from locals is how unbelievably stressful it is, that they just can't take it anymore, we're in danger of losing a generation's worth of professional election expertise.

  4. Keith Horn:

    Officer Middleton’s conduct during a highly stressful and potentially vulnerable time during the history of our community — the most significant policing event in our community in 20 years — demonstrates that he should no longer be a police officer.

  5. Rhonda Lovings:

    It’s been very stressful managing these reservations, i have to set my alarm for the minute the reservations open for weeks ahead. There are all these side phone numbers and links that you have to be in the know to get. I went to dinner a couple of times at Tutto Il Giorno in Sag Harbor and one day they gave me an e-mail link for future reservations. I felt so cool!

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