Definition of stress-ridden in English:



  • Suffering from mental or emotional stress.

    ‘this chaotic and stress-ridden world’
    • ‘Show your children that the holidays can be joyous and fulfilling, not just a stress-ridden time that revolves around marathon shopping trips.’
    • ‘Traditional Highland crofting is fast becoming the lifestyle of choice for stress-ridden city folk.’
    • ‘It has become indispensable to the average citizen and a gift from heaven for stress-ridden parents.’
    • ‘We're a very stress-ridden culture.’
    • ‘It is ideally suited for today's stress-ridden lifestyle.’
    • ‘It has been lampooned as a testosterone-charged arena of stress-ridden alpha males catering to conservative businessmen on expense accounts.’
    • ‘The people of Bethlehem, living in this stress-ridden situation, have, begun to display psychological problems.’
    • ‘Was it that strong and supportive family background which enabled Cruz to survive in the dangerous, stress-ridden environment of international aid?’
    stressed, under stress, stressed out, strained, overtaxed, overburdened, overloaded, exhausted, fatigued, worn out
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