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Definition 1: an uncertain cognitive state - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where suspense or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the matter remained in suspense for several years

(suspense is a kind of ...) the state of being unsure of something

Definition 2: excited anticipation of an approaching climax - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where suspense or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the play kept the audience in suspense

(suspense is a kind of ...) an expectation

Definition 3: apprehension about what is going to happen - [noun denoting feeling]

(suspense is a kind of ...) fearful expectation or anticipation

"the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"

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