tension

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtɛnʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtɛnʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(tenshən)


tension
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Sense: Noun: tightness
Synonyms:
tightness, tautness, pull , strain , stress
Sense: Noun: mental stress
Synonyms:
stress , strain , pressure , anxiety , distress , worry , anxiousness
Sense: Noun: hostility - often plural
Synonyms:
hostility, enmity, friction, antagonism, antipathy , ill feeling, no love lost (informal)

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