Definitions For Tenseness

noun

  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
  • The physical condition of being stretched or strained
  • To make (a muscle) hard and tight
  • To become nervous or tense

verb

  • Nervous and not able to relax
  • Showing or causing nervousness
  • Not relaxed but hard and tight

Is Tenseness a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
11

The word Tenseness is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tenseness in a Sentence

  • She was feeling pretty tense.
  • Why are you so tense?
  • We sat quietly for a few tense moments.
  • She tensed as he walked toward her.
  • He tensed up and missed the putt.
  • The sentence will read better if you change the tense of the verb.
  • You should avoid changing tense in the middle of a paragraph.

Synonyms for Tenseness

Antonyms for Tenseness

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