suspenseful
adjective see suspense

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • suspenseful — index conditional, pending (unresolved) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • suspenseful — [[t]səspe̱nsfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A suspenseful story makes you feel excited or anxious about what is going to happen in the story next. ...a suspenseful and sinister tale …   English dictionary

  • suspenseful — adjective Inducing suspense. The television movie was so suspenseful that I leaped in the air and and screamed when the doorbell rang …   Wiktionary

  • suspenseful — suspense ► NOUN ▪ a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen. DERIVATIVES suspenseful adjective. ORIGIN Old French suspens abeyance , from Latin suspendere suspend …   English terms dictionary

  • suspenseful — See suspense. * * * …   Universalium

  • suspenseful — Synonyms and related words: agitated, agitating, all overish, anxious, anxioused up, apprehensive, at issue, bothered, breathtaking, charged, cliff hanging, concerned, conditional, conditioned, contingent, dependent, depending, disquieted,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • suspenseful — sus|pense|ful [ sə spensfəl ] adjective used for describing something such as a story or movie that keeps you wanting to know what will happen next …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • suspenseful — sus pense·ful || sÉ™ spensfÊŠl adj. full of suspense, causing suspense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suspenseful — sus·pense·ful …   English syllables

  • suspenseful — UK [səˈspensf(ə)l] / US [səˈspensfəl] adjective used for describing something such as a story or a film that keeps you wanting to know what will happen next …   English dictionary

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