intense definition

  • adjective:
    • having or displaying a unique function to an extreme level: the intense sunlight of this tropics.
    • Extreme in degree, strength, or dimensions: intense temperature.
    • Involving or showing stress or severe work: intense focus.
    • profoundly believed; profound: intense feeling.
    • Tending to feel profoundly: an intense writer.
    • Strained; securely attracted; maintained the stretch; rigid; extremely close or serious; because, intense study or application; intense idea.
    • Extreme in level; excessive; immoderate; as: (a) Ardent; fervent; as, intense temperature. (b) Keen; biting; as, intense cold. (c) Vehement; earnest; extremely strong; as, intense passion or hate. (d) Very severe; violent; as, intense discomfort or anguish. (age) Deep; powerful; brilliant; since, intense color or light.
    • tense; securely attracted; continued the stretch; rigid; really close or earnest
    • Extreme in level; excessive; immoderate
    • Ardent; fervent.
    • Keen; biting.
    • Vehement; earnest; extremely strong.
    • Very extreme; violent.
    • Deep; strong; brilliant.
    • possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
    • incredibly razor-sharp or intense
    • (of color) obtaining the highest saturation
  • others:
    • current in or having a high degree; strong; effective: because, intense pain; intense task; therefore, extreme or absolute of their type; featuring its characteristic characteristics in a high level.
    • displaying a higher amount of some quality or action.
    • at risk of powerful feeling; mental.
    • In photography, same as dense, 3.

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