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Definitions of stressed:
  • adjective:   bearing a stress or accent
    Example: "An iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'"
  • adjective:   suffering severe physical strain or distress
    Example: "He dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing"

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