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Polish translation of “tense”

tense

adjective
 
 
/tens/
FEELING B2 nervous, worried, and not able to relax
spięty
The students looked tense as they waited for their exam results.Becoming too excited and easily upsetAnxious and worried
SITUATION B2 A tense situation makes you feel nervous and worried.
nerwowy, napięty
There were some tense moments in the second half of the game.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
MUSCLE A tense muscle feels tight and stiff.
sztywny, napięty
Hard and firm
(Definition of tense adjective from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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