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Synonyms and Antonyms of tenseness

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tenseness

synonym (synonym of tenseness)

  • (noun.state)
    the physical condition of being stretched or strained (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
     

hypernym (tenseness IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
    (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress (noun.state)
     
  • the physical condition of being stretched or strained (noun.state)
    a state at a particular time (noun.state)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF tenseness relation)

  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
    nervous tension that causes an athlete to fail (especially causes golfers to miss short putts) (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    (psychology) stress at which a person breaks down or a situation becomes crucial (noun.state)
     
  • the physical condition of being stretched or strained (noun.state)
    the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli (noun.state)
     

derivation (.... is derived from tenseness)

  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
    test the limits of (verb.emotion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    in or of a state of physical or nervous tension (adj.all)
     
  • the physical condition of being stretched or strained (noun.state)
    cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    become tense, nervous, or uneasy (verb.body)
     
  • (adj.all)
    subjected to great tension; stretched tight (adj.all)
     

domain category (tenseness is domain category of ....)

  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun.state)
    the science of mental life (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category tautness tension tensity stress mental strain nervous strain strain condition yips breaking point tone strain stress tense tense up taut psychological science psychology

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