Synonyms and Antonyms of intense
1 extreme in degree, power, or effect <the intense cold of the polar regions> Synonyms acute, almighty, blistering, deep, dreadful, excruciating, explosive, exquisite, fearful, fearsome, ferocious, fierce, frightful, furious, ghastly, hard, heavy, heavy-duty, hellacious, intensive, keen, profound, terrible, vehement, vicious, violent Related Words accentuated, aggravated, concentrated, deepened; emphasized, enhanced, heightened, intensified, magnified; stressed; exhaustive, thorough; harsh, rigorous, severe Near Antonyms feeble, weak; shallow, superficial; moderated, qualified; alleviated, eased, lightened, toned (down); abated, decreased, diminished, lessened, reduced, subdued Antonyms light, moderate, soft
2 having or expressing great depth of feeling <an intense actor who favors edgy film roles> Synonyms ardent, blazing, burning, charged, demonstrative, emotional, fervid, feverish, fiery, flaming, glowing, hot-blooded, impassioned, incandescent, fervent, passional, passionate, perfervid, red-hot, religious, superheated, torrid, vehement, warm, warm-bloodedRelated Words gushing, gushy, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental, sloppy, sugary; histrionic, melodramatic; enthusiastic, gung ho, keen, zealous; enamored, infatuated, obsessed; uninhibited, unreserved, unrestrained; frenzied, orgiastic, overemotional, overexcited, overheatedNear Antonyms detached, dry, impersonal, objective; reserved, undemonstrativeAntonyms cold, cool, dispassionate, emotionless, impassive, unemotional
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