Definition of Tensity

1. Noun. The physical condition of being stretched or strained. "He could feel the tenseness of her body"

Exact synonyms: Tautness, Tenseness, Tension
Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Specialized synonyms: Tone, Tonicity, Tonus
Derivative terms: Taut, Tense, Tense, Tense, Tense

Definition of Tensity

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

Definition of Tensity

1. Noun. The quality of being tense (literally or figuratively); tension. ¹

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Definition of Tensity

1. the state of being tense [n -TIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tensity

tension curve
tension headache
tension pneumothorax
tension suture
tension wrench
tension wrenches
tensity (current term)
tensor fascia lata
tensor fasciae latae
tensor muscle of fascia lata
tensor muscle of soft palate
tensor muscle of tympanic membrane
tensor tarsi muscle

Literary usage of Tensity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1875)
"... we pronounce upon you and both your archdioceses our apostolic blessing. tensity that you mar be quickly restored to all the more complete health. ..."

2. Field Genealogy: Being the Record of All the Field Family in America, Whose by Frederick Clifton Pierce (1901)
"... cheer and comfort with the infinite tenderness of a woman, words that always touched the right chord and relieved the tensity of an overwhelming sorrow. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"He also resumed his astronomical labors with an in- tensity to which his state of health not being adequate, his former disorder returned, and terminated ..."

4. Talking Business by John Mantle Clapp, L. N. Andres (1919)
"Resonance — tensity and Adjustability To start with, let us state that the sound, when being produced, passes organs that are either composed of hard ..."

5. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"... tensity of their resultant beam, was introduced by Mr. Thomas Stevenson under the designation of the ..."

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