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intense

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Synonyms and Antonyms of intense

  1. 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. 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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