existing or occurring in a high or extreme degree:
acute, strong, or vehement, as sensations, feelings, or emotions:
of an extreme kind; very great, as in strength, keenness, severity, or the like:
an intense gale.
having a characteristic quality in a high degree:
The intense sunlight was blinding.
strenuous or earnest, as activity, exertion, diligence, or thought:
an intense life.
exhibiting a high degree of some quality or action.
having or showing great strength, strong feeling, or tension, as a person, the face, or language.
susceptible to strong emotion; emotional:
an intense person.
(of color) very deep:
Photography. (def 4).
of extreme force, strength, degree, or amount: intense heat
characterized by deep or forceful feelings: an intense person
c.1400, from Middle French intense (13c.), from Latin intensus “stretched, strained, tight,” originally past participle of intendere “to stretch out, strain” (see intend); thus, literally, “high-strung.” Related: Intensely.
Excellent; cool (1970s+ Teenagers)
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