Definition of tenseness


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • tenseness is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 9 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • tenseness is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 11 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of tenseness

  • the physical condition of being stretched or strained (noun)

    Examples

    1. he could feel the tenseness of her body

    Synonyms

    1. tautness
    2. tension
    3. tensity

  • (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. stress
    2. tension

See definition of tenseness in Merriam Webster