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ten·sion

tension

 
 
pronunciation:
ten shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: physical or mental pressure.
Michael has tension in his shoulders from working at a computer all day.Not having enough money can cause tension in a marriage.
synonyms:
anxiety
similar words:
worry
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derivations: tensional (adj.), tensionless (adj.)
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