Is tension a Scrabble word?

Yes, tension is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 7 points in Scrabble, and 9 points in Words with Friends

Tension is a valid Scrabble word.

Table of Contents

Dictionary definitions of the word tension

The meaning of tension


6 definitions of the word tension.


  1. (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
  2. The physical condition of being stretched or strained
  3. A balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature)
  4. (physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body
  5. Feelings of hostility that are not manifest
  6. The action of stretching something tight

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in tension?

7 Letter Words

2 Letter Words

1 Anagram of Tension

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to tension:

Unscramble the letters in tension

There are 8 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'tension'.

More words that can be made using the letters in tension