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Moderate or normal psychological stress interpreted as being beneficial for the experiencer.
- ‘There are three different types of stress: eustress, distress, and neustress.’
- ‘Actually, there are two types of stress: eustress, which is pleasant stress, and distress, which is potentially harmful stress.’
- ‘He described two kinds of stress: eustress and distress.’
- ‘The word eustress has been coined to describe positive stress.’
Late 20th century: eu- + stress, on the pattern of distress.
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