HyperDic: mental_strain

English > 1 sense of the expression mental strain:
NOUNstatemental strain, strain, nervous strain(psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress
English > mental strain: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaning(psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress.
Example "the mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him"
Synonymsstrain, nervous strain
Categorypsychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
Narrowertension, tenseness, stress(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
Broadernervousness, nervesAn uneasy psychological state
Spanishnerviosidad, nerviosismo, nervios, tensión
Catalannerviosisme, nerviositat, nervis, tensió

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