tension

noun

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's downcast face with sweat emoji Apple's downcast face with sweat emoji Twemoji's downcast face with sweat emoji Facebook's downcast face with sweat emoji Messenger's downcast face with sweat emoji Google's downcast face with sweat emoji
Emoji One's anxious face with sweat emoji Apple's anxious face with sweat emoji Twemoji's anxious face with sweat emoji Facebook's anxious face with sweat emoji Messenger's anxious face with sweat emoji Google's anxious face with sweat emoji

Origin

Mid 16th century (as a medical term denoting a condition or feeling of being physically stretched or strained): from French, or from Latin tensio(n-), from tendere ‘stretch’.

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