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Synonyms for intense

Synonyms for (adjective) intense

Synonyms: vivid, intense Definition: (of color) having the highest saturation Usage: vivid green; intense blue

Similar words: saturated, pure Definition: (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black

Synonyms: acute, intense Definition: extremely sharp or intense Usage: acute pain; felt acute annoyance; intense itching and burning

Similar words: sharp Definition: keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point Usage: a sharp pain; sharp winds

Synonyms: intense Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense

Similar words: aggravated Definition: made more severe or intense especially in law Usage: aggravated assault

Similar words: bad, big Definition: very intense Usage: a bad headache; in a big rage; had a big (or bad) shock; a bad earthquake; a bad storm

Similar words: blood-and-guts Definition: marked by great zeal or violence Usage: real blood-and-guts fiction; blood-and-guts football

Similar words: brutal, unrelenting Definition: harsh Usage: the brutal summer sun; a brutal winter

Similar words: cold Definition: so intense as to be almost uncontrollable Usage: cold fury gripped him

Similar words: concentrated Definition: intensely focused Usage: her concentrated passion held them at bay

Similar words: consuming, overwhelming Definition: very intense Usage: politics is his consuming passion; overwhelming joy

Similar words: deep Definition: extreme Usage: in deep trouble; deep happiness

Similar words: exquisite, keen Definition: intense or sharp Usage: suffered exquisite pain; felt exquisite pleasure

Similar words: extreme, utmost, uttermost Definition: of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity Usage: extreme cold; extreme caution; extreme pleasure; utmost contempt; to the utmost degree; in the uttermost distress

Similar words: vehement, violent, fierce, trigger-happy, tearing Definition: marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid Usage: fierce loyalty; in a tearing rage; vehement dislike; violent passions

Similar words: intensified Definition: made more intense Usage: the intensified scrutiny of the candidate's background

Similar words: intensive Definition: characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form Usage: the questioning was intensive; intensive care; research-intensive; a labor-intensive industry

Similar words: main Definition: of force; of the greatest possible intensity Usage: by main strength

Similar words: profound Definition: of the greatest intensity; complete Usage: a profound silence; a state of profound shock

Similar words: raging Definition: very severe Usage: a raging thirst; a raging toothache

Similar words: screaming Definition: so extremely intense as to evoke screams Usage: in screaming agony; a screaming rage

Similar words: severe, terrible, wicked Definition: intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality Usage: severe pain; a severe case of flu; a terrible cough; under wicked fire from the enemy's guns; a wicked cough

Similar words: smart Definition: painfully severe Usage: he gave the dog a smart blow

Similar words: strong Definition: not faint or feeble Usage: a strong odor of burning rubber

Similar words: terrific Definition: very great or intense Usage: a terrific noise; a terrific thunderstorm storm; fought a terrific battle

Similar words: thick, deep Definition: (of darkness) very intense Usage: thick night; thick darkness; a face in deep shadow; deep night

Similar words: unabated Definition: continuing at full strength or intensity Usage: the winds are unabated; the popularity of his books among young people continued unabated

Similar words: wild, violent Definition: (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud Usage: a violent clash of colors; her dress was a violent red; a violent noise; wild colors; wild shouts