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  1. tension, tensity, tenseness, tautnessnoun

    the physical condition of being stretched or strained

    "it places great tension on the leg muscles"; "he could feel the tenseness of her body"

    Synonyms:
    stress, tautness, tension, tightness, tensity, latent hostility

  2. tension, tenseness, stressnoun

    (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense

    "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor"

    Synonyms:
    accent, strain, latent hostility, focus, tensity, tautness, tension, emphasis, stress

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