Definitions

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  • adj. Having no tension

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  • adj. free from tension

Etymologies

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tension +‎ -less

Examples

  • The absence of any female performer gives the show a distinctly tensionless feel.

    Chase the Dream; Tales of Beatrix Potter — review

  • Eastwood's strangely lackluster 2-hour, 35-minute version feels both too long for a tensionless courtroom drama and too short to do justice to its characters.

    Southern Discomfort

  • What man actually needs is not a tensionless state, but rather the striving and struggling for a worthwhile goal, a freely chosen task.

    The Power of Full Engagement

  • With webbing, you shouldn't need that big of a bollard to create a tensionless hitch with no strength loss.

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  • What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him.

    Mile High Report

  • Yet Macy, poised at the end of the '90s, uses the epochal blandness of her era brilliantly, creating a delightful, tensionless document of an indistinct leisure class stuck in the twilight of the Clinton years.

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  • Which leaves a third of the novel to continue apparently tensionless.

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