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eustress

Syllabification: eu·stress
Pronunciation: /yo͞oˈstres/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of eustress in English:

noun

Moderate or normal psychological stress interpreted as being beneficial for the experiencer.

Origin

late 20th century: eu- + stress, on the pattern of distress.

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