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intense

in·tense

intense

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn tens
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having an extreme degree of something, such as heat, or existing in an extreme degree or state.
A laser gives out an intense light.
synonyms:
acute, extreme, great, strong
antonyms:
dull, faint, slight, subdued, weak
similar words:
burning, concentrated, considerable, exceptional, forceful, high, high-powered, keen, powerful, towering, vivid, wild
definition 2: strong, as feelings or emotions.
Their faces showed an intense hatred.
synonyms:
ardent, burning, flaming, impassioned, passionate, profound, strong, vehement
antonyms:
mild, subdued, weak
similar words:
acute, deep, exquisite, fervid, heated, hot, keen, perfervid, violent
definition 3: strong or profound in effect.
The fallen soldiers suffered intense pain.
 
synonyms:
acute, extreme, powerful, profound, severe
antonyms:
mild
similar words:
agonizing, ardent, excruciating, exquisite, grievous, pointed, potent
derivations: intensely (adv.), intenseness (n.)
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