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[きん()·ちょう()]
kinchou
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 緊張

noun, suru verb
  1. tension; mental strain; nervousness

Definition and Synonyms for 緊張

Tense cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
Synonyms: 固くなる, 引き締める, 張る, 張り詰める, 緊張
Tense become stretched or tense or taut
Synonyms: こじつける, 凝らす, 凝らす, 引き締める, 張る, 張り詰める, 濾す, 緊張
Nervousness a sensitive or highly strung temperament
Synonyms: 神経質, 緊張, 過敏
Tension feelings of hostility that are not manifest
Synonyms: 緊張
Tenseness a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
Synonyms: ストレス, テンション, 緊張
Tenseness the physical condition of being stretched or strained
Synonyms: 緊張
Tonus the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
Synonyms: 緊張, 調子

Meanings for each kanji in 緊張

tense; solid; hard; reliable; tight Kanji Details »
lengthen; counter for bows & stringed instruments; stretch; spread; put up (tent) Kanji Details »

Categories 緊張 is a member of

Affect act physically on
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Temperament your usual mood
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Condition a state at a particular time
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Hostility a state of deep-seated ill-will
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Tenseness the physical condition of being stretched or strained
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Strain nervousness resulting from mental stress
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Tighten become tight or tighter
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 緊張

Sample Sentences for 緊張

I am nervous in a sense.
I always get nervous just before a match.
Tom was visibly nervous.
The atmosphere became strained when he came.
Cold-war tension has mounted.

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