tenseness


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Synonyms for tenseness

the physical condition of being stretched or strained

(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense

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It is believed that unwanted microorganisms from the gastrointestinal tract were eliminated due to the presence of MOS that resulted in lessening of tenseness on the mucosa, made by pathogens and the dietary nutrients were absorbed in a normal way.
Liam went on: "This part of our relationship was never not going to happen, there was always going to be a little bit of tenseness in the way we sort ourselves out, but tell me a relationship in the world that doesn't go through a spot like that?
And as I lay there on the ground, losing any tenseness and control that remained in my body, my mind was blank, but for one single sentence that echoed repeatedly from my head to my lips-I am yours.
"This part of our relationship was never not going to happen, there was always going to be a little bit of tenseness in the way we sort ourselves out, but tell me a relationship in the world that doesn't go through a spot like that?" Liam added: "It's about whether you make it through or not, together, is the main point there I guess."
"There was always going to be a little bit of tenseness in the way we sort ourselves out - but tell me a relationship that doesn't go through a spot like that?" Liam and former X Factor judge Cheryl, 34, have been together for two years and have a 12-month-old son, Bear.
In spirituality, the body tends to lose or let go of its tenseness, and that's what the artist has shown in her works.
The shadows from the fireplace were dancing across the wooden walls, giving Runa a feeling of tenseness. Her mother was sitting on the edge of a chair by the fireplace.
Its primary phonetic exponent is length, while secondary phonetic features are voicing, tenseness of articulation, intensity of burst for stops (see [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 2005).
As I work to overcome my own engine idle of tenseness, I see almost debilitating anxiety in so many people in my life.
It is characterized by high levels of negative affect such as depression, anxiety, tenseness and lack of confidence.
His pain localized to his calf muscles and was associated with tenseness, cramping, and numbness about his feet.
"When he talked (to the team), it seemed like all the tenseness in the room went out the window.
Uncomfortable feelings of tenseness, pain during and after practicing, anxieties accompanying lessons or performances will counteract these positive learning experiences and will sooner or later cause loss of joy in making music.
Sam Carroll walton THE connection between players and fans was definitely lost in the tenseness of the Spurs game.