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.
Words nearby intensity
OTHER WORDS FROM intensityo·ver·in·ten·si·ty, nounsu·per·in·ten·si·ty, noun
Examples from the Web for intensities
But love does not wait for reasons, and this one had all the shades and intensities of a passion, with few of its exactions.The Women of the French Salons|Amelia Gere Mason
If desired, the gradation of intensities here employed may be refined to the threshold of perceptibility, or beyond it.
The accompanying table gives the probabilities of intensities less than the fractions of n named in the first column.
The drama is concerned with the slow, inevitable approaches to these intensities.The Art Of The Moving Picture|Vachel Lindsay
When it was pressed close, or when the Eustachian tube was closed, the intensities of all the notes were equalized.