Loose and Tense


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Loose adjective – Not tightly fastened, tied, or stretched.
Usage example: secure your neckerchief with a loose knot

Tense is an antonym for loose.
Nearby Words: loosen, looseness, loosed, loosely
Antonyms for Loose


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Tense adjective – Stretched with little or no give.
Usage example: a tense rope

Loose is an antonym for tense in topics: pressure, tight.
Nearby Words: tensing, tensed, tension, tenseness, tensely
Antonyms for Tense
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Things that words describes

relationship loose relationship tense relationship
plot loose plot tense plot
parts loose parts tense parts
theme loose theme tense theme
Other nouns: plots.

Both words in one sentence

  • Everyone in Strike Back is prone to letting loose a Cluster F-Bomb in tense situations, but Damien Scott takes the cake.
  • Fan Fic / Equestria: A History Revealed Time Travel Tense Trouble: Due to Loose Change's take on time travel, and method for dealing with the Starswirl inconsistency, this tends to happen a bit throughout the essay.
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