Meaning

Primary

Stress

Alternatives

Tension, Nervous

Word Type

noun, する verb

Explanation

When your tenseness is stretched out as far as it is, it becomes not just tenseness, but stress as well. The tension is crazy when you stretch it out like this!

Reading

きんちょう
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Context Sentences

「明日、就職の面接があるんで、ちょっと緊張してるんだよね。」「え〜そうなの?うまくいくといいね。」

"I have a job interview tomorrow. I’m a little nervous." "Oh, really? Well, I’m sure you’ll do fine."

Kanji Composition