Definition of 'intense'
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Campaigners criticised the intense scrutiny of the woman. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The statistics continue to show that there is intense pressure around the country. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The decline in some areas could be good news since competition for places becomes less intense. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The affair occurred as the company was under intense pressure from discounting rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By day the heat was intense. Times, Sunday Times (2016)From here, the scrutiny be intense. The Sun (2016)Warm and welcoming sunshine has replaced the intense heat of high summer, and the gardens are returning to life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The recognition that Illinois and Indiana may easily decide this election and the impossibility of saying which way they will go have produced intense activity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a moment of intense joy and deep sadness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We only walked for four hours today because of the intense heat and steep incline. The Sun (2009)Blue days invariably follow my periods of most intense activity. Christianity Today (2000)The romance is a subtle and intense battle of wills. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The game has become so intense that one man cannot provide all the leadership. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In between there were some really competitive and intense points. Times, Sunday Times (2008)With the high concentration of businesses has come intense competition. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You have a more relaxed attitude to relationships and love is less intense and more successful. The Sun (2010)The searing heat and intense humidity was his biggest challenge. The Sun (2015)She faces an intense battle to maintain her position. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This has been the centre of intense competition for the jobs that are available. A Channel of Peace (1993)The focus will now turn to the summer athletes and the pressures of performing under intense national scrutiny. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is intense pressure on both companies and fund groups to deliver good results and please their shareholders and investors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It might also explain why many great golfers are older before coming to grips with the intense pressure of the final day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The intense blue of its flowers works equally well with bright golden yellow, orange or crimson. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You know, those intense moods and physical symptoms the week before your period. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He fixed me with his eyes - they were a very brilliant and intense blue. Times, Sunday Times (2008)After five days of intense scrutiny, he did not care a jot. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To know intense joy without a strong bodily frame, one must have an enthusiastic soul. Middlemarch (1872)It is as intense and competitive, possibly more so. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Intense deep ruby colour, looks like the wine will go on ageing to advantage for some time yet. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)It needs a sunny wall or fence and a neutral to alkaline soil, where it will become smothered in intense blue flowers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The UK countryside is unable to bear this intense industrial activity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'intense'
British English: intense /ɪnˈtɛns/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is intense is very great in strength or degree.
The pain was intense.
- American English: intense
- Arabic: شَدِيدٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: intenso
- Chinese: 强烈的
- Croatian: žestok
- Czech: intenzivní
- Danish: intens
- Dutch: intens
- European Spanish: intenso
- Finnish: voimakas
- French: intense
- German: intensiv
- Greek: έντονος
- Italian: intenso
- Japanese: 強烈な
- Korean: 강렬한
- Norwegian: intens
- Polish: intensywny
- European Portuguese: intenso
- Romanian: intens
- Russian: сильный
- Spanish: intenso
- Swedish: intensiv
- Thai: รุนแรง
- Turkish: yoğun
- Ukrainian: сильний
- Vietnamese: rất căng
Definition of intense from the Collins English Dictionary
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