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Synonyms for intense
ɪnˈtɛnsin·tense

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. intense

    One is eager who impatiently desires to accomplish some end; one is earnest with a desire that is less impatient, but more deep, resolute, and constant; one is anxious with a desire that foresees rather the pain of disappointment than the delight of attainment. One is eager for the gratification of any appetite or passion; he is earnest in conviction, purpose, or character. Eager usually refers to some specific and immediate satisfaction, earnest to something permanent and enduring; the patriotic soldier is earnest in his devotion to his country, eager for a decisive battle.

    Synonyms:
    animated, anxious, ardent, burning, desirous, eager, earnest, enthusiastic, fervent, glowing, hot, impatient, impetuous, importunate, intent, keen, longing, vehement, yearning, zealous

    Antonyms:
    apathetic, calm, careless, cold, cool, dispassionate, frigid, heedless, indifferent, negligent, phlegmatic, purposeless, regardless, stolid, stony, stupid, unconcerned, uninterested, unmindful, unmoved

    Preposition:
    Eager for (more rarely after) favor, honor, etc.; eager in pursuit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intenseadjective

    possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

    "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"

    Synonyms:
    vivid, acute

    Antonyms:
    moderate, unsaturated, soft, mild, gentle, temperate, dull, mild-mannered

  2. acute, intenseadjective

    extremely sharp or intense

    "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning"

    Synonyms:
    keen, penetrating, vivid, piercing, knifelike, incisive, penetrative, sharp, needlelike, acute, acuate, discriminating

    Antonyms:
    dull, mild, unsaturated, soft, gentle, mild-mannered, moderate, temperate

  3. intense, vividadjective

    (of color) having the highest saturation

    "vivid green"; "intense blue"

    Synonyms:
    graphic, acute, pictorial, bright, lifelike, brilliant, vivid

    Antonyms:
    mild, mild-mannered, moderate, unsaturated, dull, soft, temperate, gentle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. intenseadjective

    Synonyms:
    close, strict, intent, severe, strained, stretched

  2. intenseadjective

    Synonyms:
    excessive, extreme, very great

  3. intenseadjective

    Synonyms:
    forcible, energetic, vigorous, powerful

  4. intenseadjective

    Synonyms:
    ardent, vehement, earnest

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. intenseadjective

    Synonyms:
    extreme, excruciating

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How to use intense in a sentence?

  1. Andre Borschberg:

    The experience of flight is so intense that I can only focus on the present moment and discover how to deal with my own energy and mindset.

  2. Max Burns:

    That's under intense threat at the moment. If even half of what's proposed with his funding actually ends up in the budget, it raises question about whether a place like the RFK center or community clinics are able to function.

  3. Jacqueline Bisset:

    I have an intense obsession with making films. I not only love to make films, I perhaps need to make films.

  4. Angel Onons:

    All the things we probably didn't take seriously, because of what happened [ at Santa Fe High ], we started to take Santa Fe High -RSB- seriously, even the drills that we had, Santa Fe High -RSB- became more intense, and people's emotions were put into everything they were doing.

  5. Nawal El Moutawakel:

    Sites like the golf course, sites like the velodrome and the equestrian cross-country have very aggressive timelines in order to be ready for the test events, rio is entering the most intense period of preparations. A period where Rio must reach a new level of detail.


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