緊張, きんちょう

  • kinchō
JLPT 3

Definition of 緊張,きんちょう

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • tension
  • mental strain
  • nervousness

Examples of 緊張,きんちょう in a Sentence

The air was charged with tension.
飛行機乗るのはこれが初めてなんだ緊張するよ。」と博がいいます
This is my first flight. I'm nervous, says Hiroshi.
知らないにいてぜんぜん緊張しない
I feel quite at ease among strangers.
その生徒は、教師見られていたのでとても緊張した
The student became very nervous with the teacher watching him.
I get nervous at immigration.
ハルヨは入試季節になると必ず緊張する。
Haruyo is undoubtedly under stress during this entrance-examination season.
I get really bad performance anxiety before I give a speech.
冷戦緊張高まった
Cold-war tension has mounted.
It's natural to be nervous when the plane takes off.
I feel tense and agitated when I have too much work to do.
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