1. stressful

adjective. ['ˈstrɛsfəl'] extremely irritating to the nerves.


  • nerve-wracking
  • disagreeable
  • trying


  • congenial
  • good-natured
  • easy
  • consonant

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Words that Rhyme with Stressful

  • unsuccessful
  • successful

Example sentences of the word stressful

1. Adjective
The winding down of the year can be stressful, so it's important to take care of oneself.

Quotes containing the word stressful

1. I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I've done that sort of thing in my life, but I've always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don't know why. Because they're harder. They're much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you've completely failed.
- Steve Jobs