Translation of "tense" - English-Turkish dictionary

tense

adjective uk us /tens/
FEELING

B2 nervous, worried, and not able to relax

gergin, sinirli, huzursuz
The students looked tense as they waited for their exam results.
SITUATION

B2 A tense situation makes you feel nervous and worried.

gergin, sinirleri bozan, huzursuz
There were some tense moments in the second half of the game.
MUSCLE

A tense muscle feels tight and stiff.

gergin, sertleşmiş

(Translation of “tense adjective” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English–Turkish © Cambridge University Press)