Translation of "tension" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈten·ʃən/ 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 exam results.

(Translation of “tension” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)