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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) tension

Synonyms: tension Definition: the action of stretching something tight Usage: tension holds the belt in the pulleys

Hypernyms: stretching Definition: act of expanding by lengthening or widening

Synonyms: tension Definition: (physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body Usage: the direction of maximum tension moves asymptotically toward the direction of the shear

Hypernyms: stress Definition: (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body Usage: the intensity of stress is expressed in units of force divided by units of area

Synonyms: latent hostility, tension Definition: feelings of hostility that are not manifest Usage: he could sense her latent hostility to him; the diplomats' first concern was to reduce international tensions

Hypernyms: hostility, antagonism, enmity Definition: a state of deep-seated ill-will

Synonyms: tension Definition: a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature) Usage: there is a tension created between narrative time and movie time; there is a tension between these approaches to understanding history

Hypernyms: balance Definition: a state of equilibrium

Synonyms: stress, tenseness, tension Definition: (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense Usage: he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension; stress is a vasoconstrictor

Hypernyms: mental strain, nervous strain, strain Definition: (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress Usage: his responsibilities were a constant strain; the mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him

Synonyms: tenseness, tension, tensity, tautness Definition: the physical condition of being stretched or strained Usage: it places great tension on the leg muscles; he could feel the tenseness of her body

Hypernyms: condition, status Definition: a state at a particular time Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations