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Spanish translation of “tense”

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.
(Definition of tense from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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