[in-ten-shuh n] /ɪnˈtɛn ʃən/
intensification; increase in degree.
; high degree.
relative ; degree.
exertion of the mind; determination.
Logic. (of a term) the set of attributes belonging to all and only those things to which the given term is correctly applied; connotation; comprehension.
Compare (def 12).
a rare word for intensity, determination
a rare word for intensification See intensification
c.1600, from Latin intensionem (nominative intensio) “a stretching, straining, effort,” noun of action from past participle stem of intendere (see intend).
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