One of the forms which a verb takes by inflection or by adding auxiliary words, so as to indicate the time of the action or event signified; the modification which verbs undergo for the indication of time.
Stretched tightly; strained to stiffness; rigid; not lax; as, a tense fiber.
Category that locates a situation in time, to indicate when the situation takes place
Jittery, Wound Up, Restive, High-strung, In Suspense, Pumped, Uptight, Taut, Electric, Isotonic, Overstrung, Suspensive, Unrelaxed, Pumped-up, Edgy, Strained, Pumped Up, Jumpy, Aroused, Nervous, Uneasy, Suspenseful, Agitated, Wired, Highly Strung, Nail-biting, Nervy, Cliff-hanging
Taut, Tight, Overstrung
Tense Up, Strain
Tense in Spanish
|Example Sentence (Quote)|
" I'm Carrie Bickmore, except in the past tense where I'm Carried Bickmore." - Rove (TV series)