Adjectives for stress

Stress adjectives are listed in this post. Each word below can often be found in front of the noun stress in the same sentence. This reference page can help answer the question what are some adjectives commonly used for describing STRESS.

abiotic, abnormal, academic, acculturative, actual, acute, added, additional, allowable, applied, appropriate, associated, average, axial, bad, behavioral, biological, bitter, breaking, cardiac, cardiovascular, cellular, certain, chemical, chief, chronic, cognitive, cold, common, compressive, considerable, constant, continual, continued, continuous, corresponding, critical, cultural, cumulative, current, cyclic, daily, day, different

dire, direct, drought, due, dynamic, early, ecological, economic, effective, elastic, electrical, elevated, emotional, emphatic, enormous, enough, entire, environmental, equal, equivalent, especial, everyday, exaggerated, excess, excessive, exclusive, external, extra, extraordinary, extreme, family, fetal, final, financial, first, fiscal, full, further, future, general, good, great, greater, greatest

heat, heavy, heightened, high, higher, highest, horizontal, human, immediate, immense, important, increased, incredible, individual, induced, inevitable, initial, inner, intense, internal, interpersonal, job, joint, laid, large, lateral, least, less, light, little, local, long, longitudinal, low, lower, main, major, marital, maternal, maximum, mean, mechanical, mental, mere

metabolic, metrical, mild, minimal, minimum, minor, moderate, more, most, much, multiple, national, natural, negative, nervous, neuroendocrine, new, nitrosative, normal, nutritional, occupational, ongoing, only, operational, organizational, osmotic, other, overall, overwhelming, own, oxidant, oxidative, painful, parental, parenting, particular, peak, peculiar, perceived, persistent, personal, pharmacologic, physical, physiologic

physiological, plastic, political, positive, possible, posttraumatic, potential, prenatal, present, primary, principal, prolonged, proper, psychic, psychological, psychosocial, radial, real, recent, reduced, related, relative, repeated, repetitive, residual, resultant, safe, same, secondary, serious, several, severe, shear, sheer, significant, similar, simple, situational, slight, small, social, special, specific, spiritual

static, stress, strong, subsequent, substantial, such, sudden, sufficient, surgical, tangential, temperature, temporary, tensile, term, terrible, thermal, torsional, total, toxic, traumatic, tremendous, true, typical, ultimate, uncontrollable, undue, uniaxial, uniform, unnecessary, unrelenting, unusual, up, urinary, utmost, valgus, various, vertical, very, wall, whole, wind, yield

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