Synonyms of suspense in English:

suspense


See definition of suspense

noun

1‘I can't bear the suspense a moment longer!’

SYNONYMS

tension, uncertainty, doubt, doubtfulness, anticipation, expectation, expectancy, excitement, anxiety, nervousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, strain


Phrases

    in suspense

      ‘we now wait in suspense for the banker to turn the cards over’

      SYNONYMS

      eagerly, agog, all agog, with bated breath, on tenterhooks, avid, excited, on edge, open-mouthed, anxious, edgy, jittery, jumpy, keyed up, overwrought, uneasy, worried

      informal

      uptight, waiting for the axe to fall