HyperDic: intense

English > 3 senses of the word intense:
ADJECTIVEallintensepossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
allintense, acuteextremely sharp or intense
allintense, vivid(of color) having the highest saturation
intense > pronunciation
Soundsihnteh'ns
Rhymescommence ... whence: 23 rhymes with ehns...
English > intense: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningPossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree.
Examples
  • "intense heat"
  • "intense anxiety"
  • "intense desire"
  • "intense emotion"
  • "the skunk's intense acrid odor"
  • "intense pain"
  • "enemy fire was intense"
Attribute ofdegree, grade, levelA position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
Narroweraggravatedmade more severe or intense especially in law
bad, bigVery intense
blood-and-gutsmarked by great zeal or violence
brutal, unrelentingHarsh
coldSo intense as to be almost uncontrollable
concentratedintensely focused
consuming, overwhelmingVery intense
deepextreme / extreme
exquisite, keenIntense or sharp
extreme, utmost, uttermostOf the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happymarked by extreme / extreme intensity of emotions or convictions
intensifiedmade more intense
intensiveCharacterized by a high degree or intensity
mainOf force
palpableSo intense as to be almost touched or felt
profoundOf the greatest intensity
ragingVery severe
screamingSo extremely intense as to evoke screams
severe, terrible, wickedintensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
shitless, witlessExtremely frightened
smartpainfully severe
strongnot faint or feeble
terrificVery great or intense
thick, deep(of darkness) very intense
unabatedcontinuing at full strength or intensity
violent, wild(of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud
See alsoimmoderateBeyond reasonable limits
intemperateexcessive in behavior
profoundshowing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
Oppositemildmoderate in type or degree or effect or force
Spanishintenso
Catalanintens
Nounsintensityhigh level or degree
Adverbsintenselyin an intense manner
intensivelyin an intensive manner
English > intense: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningExtremely sharp or intense.
Example "intense itching and burning"
Synonymacute
Broadersharpkeenly and painfully felt
Spanishagudo, intenso
Catalanagut, intens
English > intense: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of color) having the highest saturation.
Example "intense blue"
Synonymvivid
Broadersaturated, pure(of color) being chromatically pure
Spanishintenso, vivo
Catalanintens, viu
Nounsintensitychromatic purity

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