Bedeutung von “tense” — Learner’s Dictionary

tense

adjective us uk /tens/
FEELING

B2 nervous, worried, and not able to relax:

The students looked tense as they waited for their exam results.
SITUATION

B2 A tense situation makes you feel nervous and worried:

There were some tense moments in the second half of the game.
MUSCLE

A tense muscle feels tight and stiff.

(Definition von “tense adjective” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)