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See definition of intenseness on Dictionary.com
  • as inintensity
  • as invehemency

synonyms for intenseness

  • anxiety
  • concentration
  • depth
  • earnestness
  • emotion
  • energy
  • excitement
  • ferocity
  • fervor
  • fury
  • magnitude
  • power
  • severity
  • strength
  • tension
  • vigor
  • acuteness
  • ardor
  • deepness
  • emphasis
  • excess
  • extreme
  • extremity
  • fanaticism
  • ferment
  • ferociousness
  • fervency
  • fierceness
  • fire
  • force
  • forcefulness
  • keenness
  • might
  • nervousness
  • potency
  • sharpness
  • strain
  • tenseness
  • vehemence
  • violence
  • volume
  • weightiness
  • wildness
  • high pitch

antonyms for intenseness

MOST RELEVANT
  • apathy
  • calm
  • calmness
  • ease
  • enervation
  • happiness
  • idleness
  • inactivity
  • lethargy
  • peace
  • unimportance
  • weakness
  • powerlessness
  • dullness
  • laziness
  • moderation
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    How to use intenseness in a sentence

    When the sheet had fallen back on the bed, Michael was deathly pale, with a look of intenseness gleaming in his eyes.
    THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
    It was dark, exceedingly dark, with neither moon nor starlight; one of those nights of inky intenseness.
    THE BLIND SPOTAUSTIN HALL
    His honest Andalusian face was grave with an intenseness of sincerity.
    THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
    The mystic scrolls over which I had once pored with such intenseness, were now flung aside; what could they teach me?
    THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 20, NO. 580, SUPPLEMENTAL NUMBERVARIOUS
    In his large and finished works he strains at intenseness of effect, and vulgarises his art.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 69, NO. 425, MARCH, 1851VARIOUS
    Because the feelings awakened by all are similar in kind, though varying, doubtless, by many degrees in intenseness.
    LECTURES ON ARTWASHINGTON ALLSTON
    It depends on the exclusiveness and intenseness of devotion which spouses are held to owe each other.
    FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
    The perspiration stood in great beads upon his forehead, and he almost held his breath in the intenseness of the moment.
    THE LONG PATROLH. A. CODY
    But as you burn with the intenseness and rapid blaze of heated phosphorus, why should we not make the most of you?
    LIFE OF HENRY MARTYN, MISSIONARY TO INDIA AND PERSIA, 1781 TO 1812SARAH J. RHEA
    The intenseness of that sudden pang of horror deprived her alike of speech and motion during the instant that it lasted.
    WAGNER, THE WEHR-WOLFGEORGE W. M. REYNOLDS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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