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 intensity
He was just seamlessly being this person—the ferocity and intensity was incredible.
Amina Alzouma (“Young Girl”) surprised us all with her disturbingly beautiful displays of vulnerability and intensity.Nitehawk Shorts Festival: ‘Brute,’ a Twisted Take on Playing in the Dark|Julia Grinberg|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“You are bringing someone into an atmosphere of intensity, and adding a lot of pressure to a first-time meeting,” says Berman.
The intensity of the airstrikes needs to reflect that urgency.
The story is simple and one that belies the intensity of the conflict.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The intensity of human affection varies inversely as its extension.Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
Judith was awed by the intensity of passion in the man, but not changed in her purpose.In the Roar of the Sea|Sabine Baring-Gould
His shaking voice and the intensity of his speech made Hertha unconsciously draw away.The Shadow|Mary White Ovington
Lupin prayed for it with all his strength, with all the intensity of his incited nerves!Arsne Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes|Maurice LeBlanc
This has that charm and every little quality has that intensity.Geography and Plays|Gertrude Stein