Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having great tension, or exaggerated action.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having great tension, or exaggerated action.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In pathology, exhibiting high tension or violent action.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Ancient Greek strained. See entasis.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.