destress

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ stress

Verb[edit]

destress (third-person singular simple present destresses, present participle destressing, simple past and past participle destressed)

  1. (transitive) To reduce the stresses in a material.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To reduce the stress in oneself or another person.
  3. (transitive) To reduce emphasis.

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