Bedeutung von “tension” im Essential American English Dictionary

tension

noun us /ˈten·ʃən/

a feeling of fear or anger between people or countries who do not trust each other:

There are increasing tensions between the two countries.

[ no plural ] a feeling that you are nervous, worried, and not relaxed:

You could feel the tension in the room as we waited for our test scores.

(Definition von “tension” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)