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tensions

noun
plural of tension

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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tensions

verb
present tense third-person singular of tension

Synonyms & Antonyms of tensions (Entry 2 of 2)

as in stretches, tightens

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“Tensions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tensions. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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