- increasing in intensity or degree.
- instituting treatment to the limit of safety.
- intensional object,
- intensive care,
- intensive care unit,
Origin of intensive
Examples from the Web for intensiveness
Pathways offers employment services no matter the intensiveness of the disability (they have a lottery system).Hiring People With Disabilities Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good for Business|Elizabeth Picciuto|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In many lessons the aim seems to be chiefly to enlarge certain concepts by adding to their intensiveness.Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education|Ontario Ministry of Education
This order is, in a general way, the order of intensiveness of the several kinds of invention.The Classification of Patents|United States Patent Office
The intensiveness of cultivation has been reduced in the towns, the least remunerative no longer pays.
mid-15c., from French intensif (14c.), from Latin intens-, past participle stem of intendere (see intend). As a noun, 1813, from the adjective. Alternative intensitive is a malformation. Intensive care attested from 1958. Related: Intensively.