Definitions and translations for "suspense"

Definition of suspense

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Noun
1. The condition of being suspended; cessation for a time.
2. The pleasurable emotion of anticipation and excitement regarding the outcome or climax of a book, film etc.
3. The unpleasant emotion of anxiety or apprehension in an uncertain situation.
4. 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.
Adjective
5. Held or lifted up; held or prevented from proceeding.
6. Expressing, or proceeding from, suspense or doubt.
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English - English - suspense

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n. state of being suspended; excitement or anticipation resulting from uncertainty; apprehension, anxiety; uncertain condition; state of being undecided or uncertain
n. suspension, postponement
n. suspense

English - Spanish - suspense

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s. suspenso, incertidumbre

Spanish - English - suspense

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[suspense (m)] n. suspense, state of being suspended

English - French - suspense

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n. suspens; tension

English - German - suspense

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n. Spannung, Gespanntheit

English - Indonesian - suspense

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n. ketegangan, perasaan tegang, kegelisahan, kerisauan

English - Italian - suspense

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s. ansia, apprensione, stato di ansia; incertezza, sospensione, indecisione

English - Polish - suspense

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n. niepewność, zawieszenie, ambaras

English - Portuguese - suspense

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s. suspense, tensão

English - Romanian - suspense

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n. suspensie, întrerupere, suspendare {jur.}

English - Russian - suspense

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с. беспокойство, тревога ожидания, ожидание, нерешенность, неопределенность, неизвестность, временное прекращение, приостановка

English - Turkish - suspense

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i. endişe, merakta kalma, merakla bekleme, tereddüd, kararsızlık, muallak, belirsizlik, erteleme, askıya alma

English - Ukrainian - suspense

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n. невирішеність, турбота

French - English - suspense

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(m) n. suspension, postponement

Italian - English - suspense

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n. suspense

English - Dutch - suspense

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zn. spanning; paraatheid

English - Greek - suspense

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ουσ. εκκρεμότητα, εκκρεμότης, αγωνία, αμηχανία

Spanish - German - suspense

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n. spannung, kitzel, nervenkitzel

French - German - suspense

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n. spannung

French - Turkish - suspense

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Italian - French - suspense

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(generale) incertitude (f); attente (f)

Portuguese - French - suspense

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1. (geral) incertitude (f); attente (f)
2. (cinematografia) film à suspense
3. (livros) roman à suspense

Dutch - French - suspense

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(algemeen) incertitude (f); attente (f)

English - Arabic - suspense

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‏إرجاء تعليق، قلق، تشويق، تعليق، إنتظار‏

English - Chinese - suspense

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(名) 悬疑, 悬念, 焦虑

English - Chinese - suspense

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(名) 懸疑, 懸念, 焦慮

English - Hindi - suspense

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n. अनिश्चय की स्थिति, चिंता, दुविधा, भ्रांति

English - Japanese - suspense

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(名) 気がかり, 不安; 不確実なことへの期待感や興奮状態; 心配, 懸念; 中途半端, 宙ぶらりん; 未決定や不確実な状態

English - Korean - suspense

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명. 미결, 보류상태; 걱정, 불안; 불확실한 상태

English - Vietnamese - suspense

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n. tình trạng lưỡng lự, sự phân vân
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Synonyms for suspense
1. perplexity: confusion, irresolution, vacillation, wavering, indecision, hesitancy, hesitation
2. uncertainty: apprehension, doubt, incertitude