Tension synonyms

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The use of physical power or violence to compel or restrain:
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The condition of being subjected to physical, mental, social, or economic distress:
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An inherent quality; a streak:
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The property of being taut
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The quality or degree of being tight
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(Psychiatry) A state of apprehension, uncertainty, and fear resulting from the anticipation of a realistic or fantasized threatening event or situation, often impairing physical and psychological functioning.
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An anxious feeling of foreboding; dread
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Energetic activity; effort
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Open acts of war; warfare
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A source, beginning, or motive:
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An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
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feelings of hostility that are not manifest
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The characteristic of being tense.
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The state of being tense; tenseness.
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The state of being jittery
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