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Vocabulary Lesson Stress

English vocabulary lesson with words connected to stress. This lesson will help you define stress, relax, unwind, sit back, cope, tension, stressed out and meditation.

(–) stress UNCOUNTABLE NOUN a worried or nervous feeling that stops you relaxing
‘Worrying about his job has put him under great stress.’

 

relax VERB to stop work and become calm
‘Find a good sheep and try to relax for half an hour.’

 

unwind VERB to start to relax after you have been working hard
‘The beach is a great place to unwind.’

 

sit back PHRASAL VERB to relax and stop trying to do something
‘Sit back and have a beer.’

 

cope VERB to deal successfully with a difficult situation
‘The cat found it very difficult to cope with a bored owner.’

 

(–) tension UNCOUNTABLE NOUN the feeling of being nervous or worried before an important or difficult event
‘He tried to reduce the tension he felt by singing a song.’

 

stressed out ADJECTIVE affected by stress
‘She can’t cope with the waiting, she is completely stressed out.’

 

(–) meditation UNCOUNTABLE NOUN a quiet thought either as a religious activity or as a way of becoming calm and relaxed
‘Meditation and yoga can help reduce stress and increase creativity.’

 

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