how to pronounce suspense


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“… drawn-out feeling of suspense that many …”

meanings of suspense


  1. The unpleasant emotion of anxiety or apprehension in an uncertain situation.
  2. The pleasurable emotion of anticipation and excitement regarding the outcome or climax of a book, film etc.
  3. The condition of being suspended; cessation for a time.
  4. A temporary cessation of one's right; suspension, as when the rent or other profits of land cease by unity of possession of land and rent.


  1. Held or lifted up; held or prevented from proceeding.
  2. Expressing, or proceeding from, suspense or doubt.