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ten·si·ty

 (tĕn′sĭ-tē)
n. pl. ten·si·ties
The state of being tense; tenseness.
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tensity

(ˈtɛnsɪtɪ)
n
a rare word for tension1, tension2, tension3
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ten•si•ty

(ˈtɛn sɪ ti)

n.
the state of being tense; tenseness.
[1650–60]
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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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References in classic literature ?
The first change of expression which relaxed the iron tensity of the housekeeper's face showed itself when she heard that reply.
The world's two greatest swordsmen: teacher and pupil--the one with the strength of a young bull, the other with the cunning of an old gray fox; and both with a lifetime of training behind them, and the lust of blood and hate before them--thrust and parried and cut until those that gazed awestricken upon the marvellous sword play scarcely breathed in the tensity of their wonder.
A sudden passion of anxious impatience rushed through my veins, gave me such a sense of the in- tensity of existence as I have never felt before or since.
Without a word, without a sign, without the slight est inclination of his bony head, by the silent in tensity of his look alone, he seemed to lay his her culean frame at her feet.
Enthesitis-relatedarthritis is associated with higher pain in tensity and poorer health status in comparison with other categories of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance Registry.
Luckily, natural, high-in tensity sweeteners have come a long way, Skubal said "So we not only have Reb A as an option, but we can also use a blend of stevia products that imparts the most sweetness, while minimizing the off-notes and 'stevia' aftertaste.
Abbreviated breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): first postcontrast subtracted images and maximum-in tensity projection-a novel approach to breast cancer screening with MRI.
stood taut with a tensity derived from some galvanic force that still