Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mental_strain

1 sense of mental strain

Sense 1
strain, mental strain, nervous strain -- ((psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress; "his responsibilities were a constant strain"; "the mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him")
       => nervousness, nerves -- (an uneasy psychological state; "he suffered an attack of nerves")

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