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n. pl. ten·si·ties
The state of being tense; tenseness.


a rare word for tension1, tension2, tension3


(ˈtɛn sɪ ti)

the state of being tense; tenseness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tensity - the physical condition of being stretched or strained; "it places great tension on the leg muscles"; "he could feel the tenseness of her body"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
tonicity, tonus, tone - the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"
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20, as military costs continues to grow in the province in the middle of intensifying tensities.