What does the word intense mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Intenseness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Intensely.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Strained; strenuous; extreme.

Usage examples for intense

  1. He was relieved not to meet her intense gaze as he advanced toward her and took Philostratus's place, who whispered to her to control herself and not bring death and ruin upon them all. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. All the children speak often of " brother," and hear your letters read with intense interest. – Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 by Carlton McCarthy
  3. It is not a long scene, and happily not,- for the strain upon the emotion of the actress was intense. – Shadows of the Stage by William Winter