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English definition of “intense”

intense

adjective
 
 
/ɪnˈtens/
EXTREME extreme or very strong: intense heat/painPower and intensityEnergy, force and powerHaving a powerful effectStrong feelingsVery and extreme
SERIOUS Intense people are very serious, and usually have strong emotions or opinions: He's always been very intense.Lacking humour
intensely adverb Clare disliked him intensely. intensity noun [U]
(Definition of intense from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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