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Origin of intension
OTHER WORDS FROM intensionin·ten·sion·al, adjectivein·ten·sion·al·ly, adverb
Words nearby intension
Example sentences from the Web for intension
From this arises the distinctive terms known as the content, extension and intension of concepts, respectively.Thought-Culture|William Walker Atkinson
The technical name for any meaning which is thus individualized is intension.How We Think|John Dewey
The distinction between connotation and denotation, extension and intension, applies only to general names.Logic, Inductive and Deductive|William Minto
It was sayd of olde, that zeale was an Intension of love: of late, that it is a compound of love and anger, or indignation.
As the intension increases the extension decreases, and vice versa.The Classification of Patents|United States Patent Office