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  Words related to tenseness

Related / Similar Words: tension, stress, tensity, tautness

 

Definition:
  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor";
  • the physical condition of being stretched or strained; "it places great tension on the leg muscles"; "he could feel the tenseness of her body";

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    Hyponyms: yips, breaking point, tonicity, tonus, tone

     

    Derivational Morphology: try, strain, stress, tense, tense up

     

    Anagrams: Tennessee

     

     
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