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hypertense

[ hahy-per-tens ]
/ 藢ha瑟 p蓹r藞t蓻ns /
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adjective
extremely or abnormally tense, excitable, or snappish.
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Origin of hypertense

hyper- + tense1, or as back formation from hypertension

OTHER WORDS FROM hypertense

hy路per路tense路ly, adverbhy路per路tense路ness, noun
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