stressful

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From stress +‎ -ful.

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stressful (comparative more stressful, superlative most stressful)

  1. Irritating; causing stress.
    • (Can we date this quote by Richard Nelson Bolles and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change.'

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