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on tenterhooks

see definition of on tenterhooks
  • as inill (at ease)
  • as inagog
  • as inexpectant
  • as inill at ease
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Synonyms for on tenterhooks

adj uncomfortable
  • anxious
  • awkward
  • discomfited
  • disquieted
  • disturbed
  • doubtful
  • edgy
  • faltering
  • fidgety
  • hesitant
  • nervous
  • on edge
  • on tenterhooks
  • restless
  • self-conscious
  • suspicious
  • tense
  • uneasy
  • unrelaxed
  • unsettled
  • unsure

Antonyms for on tenterhooks

  • at ease
  • comfortable
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ill (at ease)

adjective. uncomfortable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.