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tension

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the burden on one's emotional or mental well-being created by demands on one's time
  • under a lot of tension right now about her decision not to go to college

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The first known use of tension was in 1533

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“Tension.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tension. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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