Examples of intensity in a Sentence
the intensity of the sun's rays
the intensity of the argument
The sun shone with great intensity.
Recent Examples of intensity from the Web
But the dynamic in Charlottesville showed an intensity of bigotry rarely seen out in the open.
Your superpower is your fierce intensity and ability to go where others fear to tread.
The experimental post-punk outfit serves up big, mean guitars, screamed vocals, and old-fashioned intensity.
But if anything, Winston has only increased his intensity and determination.
Another reason for the increase in women killed or injured in attacks has been the growing intensity of urban assaults.
Intensity certainly isn't lacking on Alabama's sideline on Saturday afternoons.
Your intensity often reminds me of Matisse paintings.
Every object on BepiColombo will have protective shielding, but the solar intensity will mean that even its solar panels cannot directly face the sun.
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First Known Use of intensity
Synonymsardency, emotion, enthusiasm, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fire, heat, intenseness, ardor, passion, passionateness, vehemence, violence, warmth, white heat
Antonymsimpassiveness, impassivity, insensibility, insensibleness, insensitiveness, insensitivity
Related Wordscathexis; emotionalism, emotionality, histrionics, mawkishness, melodrama, sappiness, sentimentality; eagerness, earnestness, excitement, gusto, keenness, zest; fanaticism, fever, hot-bloodedness, infatuation, mania, obsession, zeal; compassion, responsiveness, sentiment, sympathy, tenderness; torridity, torridness
Near Antonymsaloofness, calmness, collectedness, composure, detachedness, dryness, phlegm, reserve, reservedness, reticence, taciturnity; apathy, indifference, stoicism, stoniness, unconcern; stiffness, woodenness; chilliness, coldness, coolness, frigidity, frigidness
INTENSITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intensity for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being intense : extreme strength or force
: the degree or amount of strength or force that something has
INTENSITY Defined for Kids
Definition of intensity for Students
- the sun's intensity
- This storm is of a lower intensity.
medical Definition of intensity
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