Definition of stressy in English:



  • Displaying or characterized by anxiety, tension, or stress.

    ‘she gets a bit stressy about me being away so much’
    ‘he'd had a very stressy day’
    • ‘So I was right, today continued to be a stupidly stressy day.’
    • ‘I have a reasonably stressy job.’
    • ‘I'm coming home from a really stressy day at work.’
    • ‘Paula and myself were probably quite stressy to be around: young, difficult and big-headed.’
    • ‘It was quiet and not stressy.’
    • ‘I'm tired and a bit stressy.’
    • ‘So it's not me being stressy and loopy.’
    • ‘It was the stressiest night I've ever had at work.’
    • ‘Work is much less stressy now.’
    • ‘I am feeling like I have things to say but not in a sad or stressy way.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, work is getting stressy again.’
    • ‘Everyone was stressy although god knows what they had to stress over.’
    • ‘This effect has been exacerbated because the artistic mission of almost every artist these days is to get scarier, a reflection of the stressy and random world in which we live.’
    • ‘I tell her I think I would be stressy too if my girlfriend was hanging around in New York with Lenny Kravitz.’
    • ‘So your personal recipe for a less stressy week is this: Unless people specifically ask for your opinion, try not to offer it.’
    • ‘Those that won't go forward, or are tense and stressy, suddenly become very relaxed.’
    anxious, nervous, on edge, edgy, strained, stressed, under a strain, under pressure, agitated, ill at ease, unrelaxed, in a state of nerves, in a state of agitation, fretful, uneasy, restless, worked up, keyed up, overwrought, highly strung, wrought up, strung out, jumpy, on tenterhooks, on pins and needles, with one's stomach in knots, fidgety, worried, apprehensive, upset, disturbed, panicky
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