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tensity

[ ten-si-tee ]
/ ˈtɛn sɪ ti /
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noun
the state of being tense; tenseness.
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Origin of tensity

From the Medieval Latin word tēnsitās, dating back to 1650–60. See tense1, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for tensity

tensity
/ (ˈtɛnsɪtɪ) /

noun
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