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Definition of suspense noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

suspense

 noun
noun
NAmE//səˈspɛns//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a feeling of worry or excitement that you have when you feel that something is going to happen, someone is going to tell you some news, etc. a tale of mystery and suspense Don't keep us in suspense. Tell us what happened! I couldn't bear the suspense a minute longer.
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