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Suspense vs. Suspence

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Suspensenoun

The condition of being suspended; cessation for a time.

Suspencenoun

obsolete spelling of suspense

Suspensenoun

the pleasurable emotion of anticipation and excitement regarding the outcome or climax of a book, film etc.

Suspensenoun

The unpleasant emotion of anxiety or apprehension in an uncertain situation.

Suspensenoun

(legal) A temporary cessation of one's right; suspension, as when the rent or other profits of land cease by unity of possession of land and rent.

Suspenseadjective

(obsolete) Held or lifted up; held or prevented from proceeding.

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Suspenseadjective

(obsolete) Expressing, or proceeding from, suspense or doubt.

Suspenseadjective

Held or lifted up; held or prevented from proceeding.

‘[The great light of day] suspense in heaven.’;

Suspenseadjective

Expressing, or proceeding from, suspense or doubt.

Suspensenoun

The state of being suspended; specifically, a state of uncertainty and expectation, with anxiety or apprehension; indetermination; indecision; as, the suspense of a person waiting for the verdict of a jury.

‘Ten days the prophet in suspense remained.’; ‘Upon the ticklish balance of suspense.’;

Suspensenoun

Cessation for a time; stop; pause.

‘A cool suspense from pleasure and from pain.’;

Suspensenoun

A temporary cessation of one's right; suspension, as when the rent or other profits of land cease by unity of possession of land and rent.

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Suspensenoun

apprehension about what is going to happen

Suspensenoun

an uncertain cognitive state;

‘the matter remained in suspense for several years’;

Suspensenoun

excited anticipation of an approaching climax;

‘the play kept the audience in suspense’;

Suspense

Suspense is a state of mental uncertainty, anxiety, being undecided, or being doubtful. In a dramatic work, suspense is the anticipation of the outcome of a plot or of the solution to an uncertainty, puzzle, or mystery, particularly as it affects a character for whom one has sympathy.

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