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intensifier

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noun in·ten·si·fi·er \in-ˈten(t)-sə-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Simple Definition of intensifier

  • grammar : a word (such as really or very ) that gives force or emphasis to a statement

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of intensifier

  1. :  one that intensifies; especially :  intensive

Examples of intensifier in a sentence

  1. So can function as an intensifier, as in I'm so tired.



1835

First Known Use of intensifier

1835


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