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suspense (s) (noun) (no plural)
1. A feeling of nervousness or excitement that is caused by wondering what will happen: Daisy kept her boyfriend in suspense for a week before she finally agreed to marry him.
2. Etymology: from Latin suspensus, past participle of suspendere "to hang up, to interrupt, to stop".
A condition of uncertainty while waiting for a result.
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A mental uncertainty, nervousness, or anxiety about what will finally happen. (1)