Synonyms and Antonyms for tension

1. tension (n.)

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

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2. tension (n.)

the physical condition of being stretched or strained

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3. tension (n.)

a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature)

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4. tension (n.)

(physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body

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5. tension (n.)

the action of stretching something tight

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6. tension (n.)

feelings of hostility that are not manifest

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7. low-tension (adj.)

subjected to or capable of operating under relative low voltage

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8. high-tension (adj.)

subjected to or capable of operating under relatively high voltage

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