- intense ► ADJECTIVE (intenser, intensest) 1) of extreme force, degree, or strength. 2) extremely earnest or serious.DERIVATIVES intensely adverb intenseness noun.ORIGIN Latin intensus 'stretched tightly, strained' , from intendere 'intend' .
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Intensely — In*tense ly, adv. 1. Intently. [Obs.] J. Spencer. [1913 Webster] 2. To an extreme degree; as, weather intensely cold. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
intensely — adverb a) In an intense manner. He pursued his studies intensely. b) To an intense degree, extremely. An intensely private man, he kept chit chat to a minimum … Wiktionary
intensely — adv. Intensely is used with these adjectives: ↑alive, ↑aware, ↑bright, ↑claustrophobic, ↑coloured, ↑competitive, ↑conscious, ↑controversial, ↑curious, ↑dramatic, ↑emotional, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
intensely — adverb in an intense manner (Freq. 3) he worked intensely • Derived from adjective: ↑intense … Useful english dictionary
intensely — adverb see intense … New Collegiate Dictionary
intensely — See intense. * * * … Universalium
intensely — Synonyms and related words: abundantly, actively, acutely, amazingly, amply, animatedly, ardently, assiduously, astonishingly, awesomely, breathlessly, briskly, con brio, conspicuously, copiously, cordially, deafeningly, devotedly, devoutly,… … Moby Thesaurus
intensely — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. deeply, profoundly, strongly; see very … English dictionary for students
intensely — in tenseÂ·ly || Éªn tenslÉª adv. extremely, greatly, powerfully; strongly, profoundly, deeply; acutely, severely; strenuously … English contemporary dictionary
intensely — in·tense·ly … English syllables