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Synonyms for intense
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intense(adj)

    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, intense(adj)

    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, vivid(adj)

    (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

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.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. intense(a.)

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

  2. intense(a.)

    Synonyms:
    excessive, extreme, very great

  3. intense(a.)

    Synonyms:
    forcible, energetic, vigorous, powerful

  4. intense(a.)

    Synonyms:
    ardent, vehement, earnest

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. intense(a)

    Synonyms:
    extreme, excruciating

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How to use intense in a sentence?

  1. Miroslav Blazevic:

    I took advantage of the intense patriotism in the squad, we were very much an unknown country so it was our chance to put the team and the whole country in the spotlight. It was easy to motivate the players.

  2. Rob Wessman:

    We went around the corner from the window, we could see the shattered windshield, we could see kind of a hole over the engine where lightning had struck. We could see the nose of the plane was missing. It was really intense.

  3. Ez:

    Intense, Emotion will always & forever. Strive as well as Thrive, until the end. Believe!

  4. Michael Ryan:

    Since January, we've experienced 119 separate attacks, 42 of which have been directly on health facilities, with 85 health personnel either injured or killed in those settings, we are anticipating a scenario of continued intense transmission.

  5. Max Warburton:

    The company holds together operationally due to an intense management focus and disciplined financial control. But it hardly looks in good shape to withstand a downturn.

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