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  • nountightness
  • nounmental stress

synonyms for tensions

  • pressure
  • strain
  • stress
  • balance
  • constriction
  • force
  • rigidity
  • stiffness
  • straining
  • stretching
  • tautness
  • tenseness
  • tensity
  • astriction

antonyms for tensions

MOST RELEVANT
  • calmness
  • contentedness
  • ease
  • looseness
  • peace
  • relaxation
  • slack
  • contentedness
  • looseness
  • peace
  • ease
  • slack
  • relaxation
  • calm
  • calmness
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How to use tensions in a sentence

The inclined tensions and compressions in the bars of a braced web are equivalent to this shear.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
After that, everything happened to build his tensions to the breaking point.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
Take as example the chapter in which he explains electrostatic attractions by pressures and tensions in the dielectric medium.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR
Hence the tension of a thick film is equal to the sum of the tensions of its two surfaces as already calculated (equation 7).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Then he was aware that the board had come to rest, and from muscular pressures and tensions he knew that he was lying on his back.
WHEN GOD LAUGHS AND OTHER STORIESJACK LONDON
Dynamic influences have a decisive effect upon cohesion and disruptive tensions.
A MECHANICO-PHYSIOLOGICAL THEORY OF ORGANIC EVOLUTIONCARL VON NGELI
What tensions, barriers and discord it all causes, and fellowship with both God and the other is made impossible.
THE CALVARY ROADROY HESSION
If there are tensions in your married life, bring them into the open, honestly and courageously.
THE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING MARRIAGE BOOKVARIOUS
In moving towards F the particle D consumes, as it were, the tensions.
FRAGMENTS OF SCIENCE, V. 1-2JOHN TYNDALL
A calm spread among the unseen throng, broken by sudden tensions at each new alarm.
IN THE NAME OF LIBERTYOWEN JOHNSON
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