1. possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

- intense heat

- intense anxiety

- intense desire

Similar word(s): aggravated, bad, big, brutal, unrelenting, cold, concentrated, consuming, overwhelming, deep, exquisite, keen, extreme, utmost, uttermost, fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, intensified, intensive, main, palpable, profound, raging, screaming, severe, terrible, wicked, witless, smart, strong, terrific, thick, unabated, wild, immoderate, profound, intemperate

2. extremely sharp or severe

- intense itching and burning

Similar word(s): sharp, acute

3. (of color) having the highest saturation

- intense blue

Similar word(s): pure, saturated, vivid

Sentences with intense as an adjective:

- intense study;