mental\ strain

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English-Estonian dictionary. 2013.

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  • mental strain — noun (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress his responsibilities were a constant strain the mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him • Syn: ↑strain, ↑nervous strain • Topics: ↑psychology, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • strain — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 severe demand on strength, resources, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, enormous, great, heavy, real, severe, terrible, tremendous ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • strain — Synonyms and related words: Spenserian stanza, abrade, affectation, affiliation, agitation, aim, air, all overs, anacrusis, ancestry, angst, animal kingdom, animus, antistrophe, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Mental disorder — Classification and external resources Eight women representing prominent mental diagnoses in the 19th century. (Armand Gautier) ICD 10 F …   Wikipedia

  • strain — [n1] pain, due to exertion ache, anxiety, bruise, brunt, burden, constriction, effort, endeavor, exertion, force, injury, jerk, pressure, pull, sprain, stress, stretch, struggle, tautness, tension, tensity, twist, wrench; concept 728 Ant. health …   New thesaurus

  • strain yourself — 1 : to injure yourself by making your muscles do too much work Don t strain yourself trying to move the couch. 2 : to put a lot of physical or mental effort into doing something Don t strain yourself trying to think of the answer. I can tell you… …   Useful english dictionary

  • strain — I n. exertion tension 1) to impose, place, put a strain on 2) to stand the strain 3) to ease, relieve the strain 4) an emotional, mental; physical strain 5) back strain; eyestrain 6) a strain on (a strain on relations) 7) under a strain II v …   Combinatory dictionary

  • strain — 1 noun 1 WORRY (C, U) worry caused by having to deal with a problem or work too hard over a long period of time: The trial has been a terrible strain for both of us. | put a strain on sb/sth: Nick s frequent trips were putting a strain on their… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • strain */*/ — I UK [streɪn] / US noun Word forms strain : singular strain plural strains 1) [countable/uncountable] pressure caused by a difficult situation a strain on something: This war will put a great strain on the economy. the strain of something: I can… …   English dictionary

  • strain — strain1 [ streın ] noun ** ▸ 1 pressure ▸ 2 injury ▸ 3 type of animal etc. ▸ 4 characteristic ▸ 5 sound ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount pressure caused by a difficult situation: a strain on something: This war will put a great strain on the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • strain — I. noun Etymology: Middle English streen progeny, lineage, from Old English strēon gain, acquisition; akin to Old High German gistriuni gain, Latin struere to heap up more at strew Date: 13th century 1. a. lineage, ancestry b. a group of presumed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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