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suspense

Synonyms of suspense in English:

noun

  • I can't bear the suspense a moment longer!
    tension, uncertainty, doubt, doubtfulness, anticipation, expectation, expectancy, excitement, anxiety, nervousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, strain
  • Phrases

    in suspense
    we now wait in suspense for the banker to turn the cards over
    eagerly, agog, all agog, with bated breath, on tenterhooks, avid, excited, on edge, open-mouthed, anxious, edgy, jittery, jumpy, keyed up, overwrought, uneasy, worried
    informal uptight, waiting for the axe to fall
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