What is another word for overstress?

135 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˌə͡ʊvəstɹˈɛs], [ ˌə‍ʊvəstɹˈɛs], [ ˌəʊ_v_ə_s_t_ɹ_ˈɛ_s]

The word "overstress" means to put too much pressure or emotional strain on someone or something. Synonyms for "overstress" include: overburden, strain, tax, exhaust, overload, overwork, push too hard, and stretch beyond one's capacity. These words all suggest that something or someone is being pushed beyond their limits. For example, overworking oneself can lead to exhaustion and burnout. In relationships, overstressing can lead to arguments and conflict. In order to maintain balance and avoid overstressing oneself or others, it is important to recognize and respect personal boundaries and communicate effectively with others.

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What are the hypernyms for Overstress?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for overstress?

Overstress, which means to apply excessive pressure or burden, has several antonyms that indicate calm, relaxation, and balance. The word "understated" or "relaxed" can be used to describe a situation that is not associated with stress or pressure. "Ease out" or "decompress" are other antonyms suggest the process of releasing tension and relaxing. "Untroubled" or "undemanding" might describe a situation that is free from stress or anxiety, and "lighten" or "abate" suggest the process of reducing stress or pressure. "Unhurried" or "unrushed" suggest a pace that is not associated with stress or strain. These antonyms provide a range of options for individuals looking to reduce or eliminate stress in their lives.

What are the antonyms for Overstress?

Usage examples for Overstress

In their exposition of its verities they must neither overstress nor whittle down the truth which they champion, whether their hearer belong to royalty, or be a prince of the church, or a politician, or a tradesman, or a man of the street.
"Citadel of Faith"
Shoghi Effendi

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