EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTENSELY
I find I must be intensely individual, not to the exclusion of others, but in praying.
"I'm real glad you think so," said Blinky, intensely gratified.
It was the physician and not the man that felt so intensely.
It was intensely cold, but dry, and there was little or no wind.
The mind was intensely receptive, when it was receiving at all.
They were two miles from land, and the night was intensely dark.
But how green it looked, and how intensely it threw the thinner foliage into relief.
I had loved the man so eagerly and intensely—with such warmth, fervor, and humility.
A man strong and active in body, intensely alive and sensitive in soul.
It had a loud thick voice, a guttural whistle, which was intensely mournful.
c.1400, from Middle French intense (13c.), from Latin intensus "stretched, strained, tight," originally past participle of intendere "to stretch out, strain" (see intend); thus, literally, "high-strung." Related: Intensely.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INTENSELY
- to nth degree
- too much