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