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intenseadjective

uk   /ɪnˈtens/  us   /ɪnˈtens/
C1 extreme and ​forceful or (of a ​feeling) very ​strong: intense ​cold/​heat/​hatred an intense ​flavour/​colour He ​suddenlyfelt an intense ​pain in his back.
C2 Intense ​people are very ​serious, and usually have ​strongemotions or ​opinions: an intense ​young man
intensely
adverb uk   /ɪnˈtens.li/  us   /ɪnˈtens.li/
C2 His ​strongestcriticism is ​reserved for his ​father, whom he ​disliked intensely.
(Definition of intense from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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intenseadjective

 us   /ɪnˈtens/
extreme: intense ​heat/​cold a ​look of intense ​joy
Intense ​work or ​thoughtrequires a lot of ​effort: an intense 13-week ​course
A ​person who is intense is very ​forceful and has ​strongemotions and ​opinions: He was ​young and intense, and ​silly, too.
(Definition of intense from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intense”
in Korean 극심한…
in Arabic شَديد…
in Malaysian terlalu…
in French intense…
in Russian интенсивный, очень сильный, серьезный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強烈的,極度的, 認真的, 熱切的…
in Italian intenso…
in Turkish şiddetli, yoğun, çok ciddi…
in Polish intensywny, głęboki, poważny…
in Spanish intenso…
in Vietnamese cực kỳ…
in Portuguese intenso…
in Thai แรงกล้า…
in German heftig…
in Catalan intens…
in Japanese 激しい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强烈的,极度的, 认真的, 热切的…
in Indonesian sangat…
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