Pronunciation of Intense
/ɪntˈɛns/, /ɪntˈɛns/, /ɪ_n_t_ˈɛ_n_s/
Synonyms for intense:
cordially, soul, histrionic, overheated, soulful, overwrought, hysterical, melodramatic, misty-eyed, bursting, explosive, wounded, tempestuous, violently, loud, unbridled, hurt, Heightened, feeling, lyrical, rapturous, dewy-eyed, bitterly, hotly.
hued, tinted, gaudy, full-colored, stained, brilliant, painted, inky, colored, bright-hued, vivid, chromatic, florid, shaded, spectral, garish, dyed, rich, High-colored, colorful, lurid, rainbow-like.
forceful, severe; passionate (adjective)
exquisite, intensive, violent, eager, zealous, concentrated, sharp, earnest, harsh, profound, impassioned, vivid, ardent, strong, bitter, keen, cutting, extreme, fervid, Heightened, excessive, acute, deep, fervent, intensified, fierce, piercing, consuming, burning, vehement.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for intense:
- His face was drawn, but his eyes were intense. - "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.
- When his chance came and the door was open, he would pause for half a moment on the threshold to say, in a tone of intense self- satisfaction, He be off. - "Jan of the Windmill", Juliana Horatia Ewing.
- Dolly breathed the air with intense taste of it. - "The End of a Coil", Susan Warner.