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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “tense”

tense

adjective (NERVOUS)
緊張的
    /tents/
nervous and worried and unable to relax
緊張的,焦慮的
She was very tense as she waited for the interview .
她等待面試時非常緊張。
Anxious and worried
If a situation is tense, it causes feelings of worry or nervousness
(局勢)令人緊張的
There were some tense moments in the second half of the game .
比賽下半場有幾次緊張的局面。
Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
tensely     /ˈtent.sli/ adverb tenseness     /ˈtent.snəs/ noun [U] Tight and tightening
(Definition of tense adjective (NERVOUS) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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