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1. hypertension

noun. ['ˌhaɪpɝˈtɛnʃən'] a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater).

Etymology

  • hyper- (English)
  • ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tension (English)
  • tension (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Essential Hypertension

  • misapprehension
  • comprehension
  • condescension
  • reinvention
  • hypotension
  • apprehension
  • suspension
  • prevention
  • pretension
  • extension
  • convention
  • contention
  • retention
  • laurentian
  • invention
  • dissension
  • dimension
  • detention
  • attention
  • ascension
  • pension
  • mention
  • henschen
  • gentian

3. essential

adjective. ['ɛˈsɛnʃəl, iːˈsɛnʃəl'] absolutely necessary; vitally necessary.

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Etymology

  • essentialis (Latin)
  • esse (Latin)

4. essential

adjective. ['ɛˈsɛnʃəl, iːˈsɛnʃəl'] of the greatest importance.

Etymology

  • essentialis (Latin)
  • esse (Latin)

5. essential

noun. ['ɛˈsɛnʃəl, iːˈsɛnʃəl'] anything indispensable.

Etymology

  • essentialis (Latin)
  • esse (Latin)

6. essential

adjective. ['ɛˈsɛnʃəl, iːˈsɛnʃəl'] defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established.

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Etymology

  • essentialis (Latin)
  • esse (Latin)
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