Definition of “incense” - English Dictionary

“incense” in British English

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incensenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɪn.sens/ us /ˈɪn.sens/

a substance that is burnt to produce a sweet smell, especially as part of a religious ceremony:

an incense burner/stick

incenseverb [ T usually passive ]

uk /ɪnˈsens/ us /ɪnˈsens/

(Definition of “incense” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“incense” in American English

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incensenoun [ U ]

us /ˈɪn·sens/

a substance that is burned to produce a sweet smell

incenseverb [ T ]

us /ɪnˈsens/

to cause someone to be extremely angry:

The editor felt readers would be incensed by my article.

(Definition of “incense” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)