What is another word for pressures?

119 synonyms found


[ pɹˈɛʃəz], [ pɹˈɛʃəz], [ p_ɹ_ˈɛ_ʃ_ə_z]

Pressure is a common word used to describe the force that is exerted on someone or something. However, there are various synonyms that can be used to convey the same meaning. For instance, the term stress can be used to mean a mental or emotional strain caused by problems or difficult situations. Similarly, the word tension is used to describe a state of being stretched or pulled tight, which can lead to feelings of anxiety or stress. Strain, burden, and weight are other synonyms that are used to describe pressure. These words are often used interchangeably and can help add variety to your writing while conveying the same meaning as pressure.

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Usage examples for Pressures

Her arm was in mine, and her hand made little delicious pressures from time to time, and ever and again her cheek seemed to be on the point of falling against my shoulder.
"The Debit Account"
Oliver Onions
This ether permits the production of physical changes in it which are analogous to, but not identical in nature with, the pressures and movements which constitute a sound wave.
"Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy"
John Ambrose Fleming
E.H.Q. resisted the pressures in favor of doing a workmanlike job in preparation for a genuine rescue instead of a haphazard show, but was mindful of them nevertheless.
"Eight Keys to Eden"
Mark Irvin Clifton

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