- increasing in intensity or degree.
- instituting treatment to the limit of safety.
Words nearby intensive
Origin of intensive
OTHER WORDS FROM intensivein·ten·sive·ly, adverbin·ten·sive·ness, nounun·in·ten·sive, adjectiveun·in·ten·sive·ly, adverb
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.