noun, plural in·ten·si·ties.
- the correlate of physical energy and the degree of loudness of a speech sound.
- the relative carrying power of vocal utterance.
Origin of intensity
Synonyms for intensity
Related Words for intensitiesvigor, emotion, strength, severity, power, tension, fury, energy, excitement, earnestness, depth, magnitude, fervor, anxiety, concentration, ferocity, force, keenness, sharpness, strain
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Historical Examples of intensities
A delicate instrument, invented by Coulomb, for measuring the intensities of the electrical and magnetic forces.
And had he ever had his desire or his hope, or felt the intensities of life?The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman
H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
She dared not think of the growing list of Third Intensities.The Amazing Mrs. Mimms
David C. Knight
This shows the method which is adopted, of deducing luminosities from intensities.Colour Measurement and Mixture
W. de W. Abney
We do not as yet know how the intensities of e, e and h will relatively appear.