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Tense vs. Tensity

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  • Tense (noun)

    Any of the forms of a verb which distinguish when an action or state of being occurs or exists.

    "The basic tenses in English are present, past, and future."

  • Tense (noun)

    An inflected form of a verb that indicates tense.

    "English only has a present tense and a past tense; it has no future tense."

  • Tense (noun)

    The property of indicating the point in time at which an action or state of being occurs or exists.

    "Dyirbal verbs are not inflected for tense."

  • Tense (verb)

    To apply a tense to.

    "tensing a verb"

  • Tense (verb)

    To make or become tense.

  • Tense (adjective)

    Showing signs of stress or strain; not relaxed.

    "stressed|unrelaxed"

    "You need to relax, all this overtime and stress is making you tense."

  • Tense (adjective)

    Pulled taut, without any slack.

  • Tensity (noun)

    The quality of being tense (literally or figuratively); tension.

Wiktionary
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  • Tense (noun)

    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.

  • Tense (adjective)

    Stretched tightly; strained to stiffness; rigid; not lax; as, a tense fiber.

  • Tensity (noun)

    The quality or state of being tense, or strained to stiffness; tension; tenseness.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Tense (noun)

    a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time

  • Tense (verb)

    stretch or force to the limit;

    "strain the rope"

  • Tense (verb)

    increase the tension on;

    "tense a rope"

  • Tense (verb)

    become tense or tenser;

    "He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room"

  • Tense (verb)

    make tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious;

  • Tense (adjective)

    in or of a state of physical or nervous tension

  • Tense (adjective)

    pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')

  • Tense (adjective)

    taut or rigid; stretched tight;

    "tense piano strings"

  • Tensity (noun)

    the physical condition of being stretched or strained;

    "it places great tension on the leg muscles"

    "he could feel the tenseness of her body"

Princeton's WordNet
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