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Definition of suspense:

  1. A state of uncertainty; indetermination; indecision; cessation for a time; suspension; a temporary cessation of a man's right. See Suspend.

Google Ngram Viewer results for suspense:

This graph shows how "suspense" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for suspense:

  1. I could not stand the suspense.
  2. The reader is left in suspense as to the something which happened, yet it haunts the memory, and he feels convinced that some time he is to know what it was.
  3. She couldn’ t have borne the suspense had she not been all alone.

Quotes for suspense:

  1. The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life. - Daniel J. Boorstin
  2. Show me a character whose life arouses my curiosity, and my flesh begins crawling with suspense. - Fawn M. Brodie
  3. I like being scared every now and then, I like the suspense and the thrills. Nothing like taking a girlfriend to a movie and holding her hand while she jumps. - Scott Foley
  4. The suspense of a novel is not only in the reader, but in the novelist, who is intensely curious about what will happen to the hero. - Mary McCarthy
  5. I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending. - Fred Rogers

Idioms for suspense:

  1. keep sm in ( a state of) suspense
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