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intense

[in-tens]
adjective
1.
existing or occurring in a high or extreme degree: intense heat.
2.
acute, strong, or vehement, as sensations, feelings, or emotions: intense anger.
3.
of an extreme kind; very great, as in strength, keenness, severity, or the like: an intense gale.
4.
having a characteristic quality in a high degree: The intense sunlight was blinding.
5.
strenuous or earnest, as activity, exertion, diligence, or thought: an intense life.
6.
exhibiting a high degree of some quality or action.
7.
having or showing great strength, strong feeling, or tension, as a person, the face, or language.
8.
susceptible to strong emotion; emotional: an intense person.
9.
(of color) very deep: intense red.
10.
Photography, dense ( def 4 ).

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin intēnsus, variant of intentus intent2, past participle of intendere to intend. See in-2, tense1

intensely, adverb
intenseness, noun
hyperintense, adjective
hyperintensely, adverb
hyperintenseness, noun
overintense, adjective
overintensely, adverb
overintenseness, noun
superintense, adjective
superintensely, adverb
superintenseness, noun

intense, intensive, intents.


2. fervent, passionate, ardent, strong.
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intense (ɪnˈtɛns)
 
adj
1.  of extreme force, strength, degree, or amount: intense heat
2.  characterized by deep or forceful feelings: an intense person
 
[C14: from Latin intensus stretched, from intendere to stretch out; see intend]
 
usage  Intense is sometimes wrongly used where intensive is meant: the land is under intensive (not intense) cultivation. Intensely is sometimes wrongly used where intently is meant: he listened intently (not intensely)
 
in'tensely
 
adv
 
in'tenseness
 
n

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intense
c.1400, from M.Fr. intense, from L. intensus "stretched, strained, tight," originally pp. of intendere "to stretch out, strain" (see intend); thus, literally, "high-strung." Intensity formed in Eng. 1665 (earlier was intenseness, 1614); sense of "extreme depth of feeling"
first recorded 1830. Intensify (1817) was first used by Coleridge, in place of intend, which was no longer felt as connected with intense.
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