- the correlate of physical energy and the degree of loudness of a speech sound.
- the relative carrying power of vocal utterance.
OTHER WORDS FROM intensityo·ver·in·ten·si·ty, nounsu·per·in·ten·si·ty, noun
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How to use intensity in a sentence
It’s controlled with a simple power switch, and it offers two brew time options for custom coffee intensity.
Either way, if you multiply duration by intensity for each day’s session, you get a measure of “training impulse” that carries a lot more information than mileage alone.
What made this one significant and unusual was its intensity and scale — and, Czarnetzki notes, the fact that it took even researchers by surprise.What’s behind August 2020’s extreme weather? Climate change and bad luck|Carolyn Gramling|August 27, 2020|Science News
The hind leg ST36, on the other hand, is a total champion at culling inflammation, but only if you zap it with a lighter intensity.We Need New, Safer Ways to Treat Pain. Could Electroacupuncture Be One?|Shelly Fan|August 18, 2020|Singularity Hub
These voters developed a new intensity of engagement with politics in the first national presidential election when the major party candidates took clear and differing positions on the issue of LGBTQ rights.
White and Crandall agree that low-intensity workouts are ideal.
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.
How Ragsdale can live with all this day-in-day-out intensity from strangers is baffling.Sex, Suicide, and Homework: The Secret World of the Telephone Hotline|Tim Teeman|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The intensity of his sensations seemed inexplicable, unless some reality, some truth, lay behind them.
The intensity of this drama, however, being interior, caused little outward disturbance that casual onlookers need have noticed.
They glittered and shone with an intensity of colour which surpassed even those of the rainbow.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
The complaints increased in number and intensity and Members of Parliament and newspaper writers joined in the jeremiad.
A fiery intensity of light lay over it, as though any moment it must burst into sheets of flame.