HyperDic: suspense

English > 3 senses of the word suspense:
NOUNfeelingsuspenseapprehension about what is going to happen / happen / happen
cognitionsuspensean uncertain cognitive state
feelingsuspenseexcited anticipation of an approaching climax
suspense > pronunciation
Soundssahspeh'ns
Rhymescommence ... whence: 23 rhymes with ehns...
English > suspense: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
Meaningapprehension about what is going to happen / happen / happen.
Broaderapprehension, apprehensiveness, dreadfearful expectation or anticipation
Spanishincertidumbre, suspense
Catalanincertesa, suspens
English > suspense: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn uncertain cognitive state.
Example"the matter remained in suspense for several years"
Broaderdoubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousnessThe state of being unsure of something
Spanishsuspense
Catalansuspens
English > suspense: 3 senses > noun 3, feeling
Meaningexcited anticipation of an approaching climax.
Example"the play kept the audience in suspense"
Broaderanticipation, expectancyAn expectation
Spanishemoción, intriga, suspense, suspenso, tensión
Catalanemoció, intriga, suspens, tensió

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