the suspense is killing me

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the suspense is killing me

used to say that one is very anxious to know the outcome of something
  • I don't know who won and the suspense is killing me.

Word by Word Definitions

suspense play
  1. : the state of being suspended : suspension

  2. : mental uncertainty : anxiety

  3. : pleasant excitement as to a decision or outcome

killing play
  1. : the act of one that kills

  2. : kill

  3. : a sudden notable gain or profit

  1. : that kills or relates to killing

  2. : highly amusing

  3. : extremely difficult to deal with

me play
  1. : objective case of i


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