suspense

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /səˈspɛns/
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Noun[change]

Singular
suspense

Plural
none

  1. (uncountable) Suspense is the excited or worried feeling of wondering how something will end, especially a book or movie.
    Don't keep us in suspense, my dear! What happened?
    It's a wonderful story of suspense and mystery.
  2. (uncountable) Suspense is the state of being hung on something.

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