Examples of intensity in a Sentence
the intensity of the sun's rays
the intensity of the argument
The sun shone with great intensity.
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The result is a thrilling and suspenseful show, rife with nail-biting intensity.
These exterior panels are typically thin sheets of aluminum that sandwich a rigid core often made of polyethylene, a plastic derived from petroleum or natural gas that can burn with great intensity.
But the designer’s inner strength—even a streak of steeliness—manifested itself with sufficient intensity to propel the company to even greater heights.
To acknowledge the raw intensity of Sullivan Ballou’s love for his family and to still see his choice to involve himself in the Civil War as the right one is to understand that the Union cause was worth everything.
With the heroic Taylor pitting his amplified cello against an insistent electronic soundtrack, Clyne’s piece growled and sang with gritty intensity.
Though boudoir photography is raw in and of itself, couples boudoir gives photographers the opportunity to catch the intensity of a couple's connection—something Terry did masterfully in this shoot.
Ost Blåmögel is dense and creamy, with dark berry and juicy grape flavors, with middling intensity.
Weather Service teams will inspect reported damage to numerous roofs and cars along the path of the storms and will measure the intensity of the storms, Carroll said.
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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
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