Translation of "tense" - English-Spanish dictionary

tense

adjective /tens/

strained; nervous

tenso
The crowd was tense with excitement
a tense situation.

tight; tightly stretched

tirante, tenso
Feel how tense my muscles are.
tensely adverb

de manera tensa
tenseness noun

tensión
He could feel the tenseness in his leg muscles.
tension /-ʃən/ noun

the state of being stretched, or the degree to which something is stretched

tensión
the tension of the rope.

mental strain; anxiety

tensión (nerviosa)
She is suffering from nervous tension
the tensions of modern life.

(Translation of “tense” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)