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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·tense /ɪnˈtɛn(t)s/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·tense /ɪnˈtɛn(t)s/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·tense a.
 1. Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as, intense study or application; intense thought.
 2. Extreme in degree; excessive; immoderate; as: (a) Ardent; fervent; as, intense heat. (b) Keen; biting; as, intense cold. (c) Vehement; earnest; exceedingly strong; as, intense passion or hate. (d) Very severe; violent; as, intense pain or anguish. (e) Deep; strong; brilliant; as, intense color or light.
    In this intense seclusion of the forest.   --Hawthorne.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: in an extreme degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety";
             "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's
             intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was
             intense" [ant: mild]
      2: extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute
         annoyance"; "intense itching and burning" [syn: acute]
      3: (of color) having the highest saturation; "vivid green";
         "intense blue" [syn: vivid]