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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; The physical condition of being stretched or strained.

Usage examples (40)
  • He could feel the tenseness of her body
  • That's not the kind of "tenseness" the writer was referring to.
  • No "tenseness" between "The One" and Rimshot Joe after last weekends comments though.
  • NBC's Chuck Todd says there's a 'tenseness' between John and Sarah (More Pravda Propaganda) for more
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