Definition of suspence
1. suspense [ n ] an uncertain cognitive state
Examples: "the matter remained in suspense for several years"
(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)
General_manager Pels even suggested that it might be wise to keep the Mexicans in suspense rather_than accept their offers to sell_out and move away , and try to have a_few punished .
(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
She experienced none of the suspense of some poor stranger selling encyclopedias .Synonyms suspense Related Terms doubt
2. suspense [ n ] apprehension about what is going to happenUsed in print:
(Dolores Hitchens, Footsteps in the Night....)
Once he had abandoned himself to the very worst , once he had quieted all the dragons of worry and suspense , there would n't be very much for Mae to do .Synonyms suspense Related Terms apprehension
3. suspense [ n ] excited anticipation of an approaching climax
Examples: "the play kept the audience in suspense"
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