intense vs intent

intense intent

Definitions

  • 1) Extreme in degree; excessive; immoderate; as: (a) Ardent; fervent; as, intense heat. (b) Keen; biting; as, intense cold. (c) Vehement; earnest; exceedingly strong; as, intense passion or hate. (d) Very severe; violent; as, intense pain or anguish. (e) Deep; strong; brilliant; as, intense color or light.
  • 2) Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as, intense study or application; intense thought.
  • 3) Deeply felt; profound.
  • 4) Extreme in degree, strength, or size.
  • 5) Involving or showing strain or extreme effort.
  • 6) Possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to an extreme degree.
  • 7) Having or showing strong feeling or great seriousness.
  • 8) Extreme in degree; excessive; immoderate
  • 9) Keen; biting.
  • 10) Very severe; violent.
  • 11) Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest
  • 12) Deep; strong; brilliant.
  • 13) Ardent; fervent.
  • 14) Vehement; earnest; exceedingly strong.
  • 15) extremely sharp or intense
  • 16) possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
  • 17) (of color) having the highest saturation
  • 18) Exhibiting a high degree of some quality or action.
  • 19) Existing in or having a high degree; strong; powerful: as, intense pain; intense activity; hence, extreme or absolute of its kind; having its characteristic qualities in a high degree.
  • 20) Susceptible to strong emotion; emotional.
  • 21) In photography, same as dense, 3.

Definitions

  • 1) The purpose of something that is intended.
  • 2) law The state of someone’s mind at the time of committing an offence.
  • 3) law The state of someone’s mind at the time of committing an offence.
  • 4) Law The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.
  • 5) Something that is intended; an aim or purpose. synonym: intention.
  • 6) Something that is intended; an aim or purpose. synonym: intention.
  • 7) Law The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.
  • 8) The act of turning the mind toward an object; hence, a design; a purpose; intention; meaning; drift; aim.
  • 9) in all applications or senses; practically; really; virtually; in essence; essentially.
  • 10) the intended meaning of a communication
  • 11) an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
  • 12) Attention; heed.
  • 13) Notion; idea; thought; opinion.
  • 14) That which is intended; purpose; aim; design; intention; meaning.
  • 15) The tendency imputable by law to an act; the constructive purpose of an action, for which the doer may be responsible, although the actual intent was not wrongful: as when a conveyance is said to be intended to defraud creditors, because, although it may have been without actual dishonest intention, it necessarily has that tendency.
  • 16) In law: Personal intention; the state of mind in respect of intelligent volition; the voluntary purposing of an act: often distinguishable from the motive which led to the formation of the intent. See criminal intent, below.
  • 17) Firmly fixed or concentrated on something.
  • 18) Unwavering from a course of action.
  • 19) Engrossed.
  • 20) Firmly fixed; concentrated.
  • 21) Having the attention applied; engrossed.
  • 22) Having the mind and will focused on a specific purpose.
  • 23) Having the mind closely directed to or bent on an object; sedulous; eager in pursuit of an object; -- formerly with to, but now with on.
  • 24) Closely directed; strictly attentive; bent; -- said of the mind, thoughts, etc..
  • 25) giving or marked by complete attention to
  • 26) Earnestly attentive; strongly devoted: with to.
  • 27) Toaccuse;charge.
  • 28) Having the mind bent or earnestly fixed upon something; sedulously engaged or settled: usually with on or upon: as, a person intent upon business or pleasure.
  • 29) To accuse; charge.
  • 30) Firmly or steadfastly fixed or directed (upon something); fixed with strained or earnest attention: as, an intent look or gaze; his thoughts are intent upon his duty.
  • 31) (for/to) In every practical sense; practically.
  • 32) (for/to) In every practical sense; practically.

Examples

  • 1) Campaigners criticised the intense scrutiny of the woman.
  • 2) The statistics continue to show that there is intense pressure around the country.
  • 3) The decline in some areas could be good news since competition for places becomes less intense.
  • 4) The affair occurred as the company was under intense pressure from discounting rivals.
  • 5) By day the heat was intense.
  • 6) From here, the scrutiny be intense.
  • 7) Warm and welcoming sunshine has replaced the intense heat of high summer, and the gardens are returning to life.
  • 8) The recognition that Illinois and Indiana may easily decide this election and the impossibility of saying which way they will go have produced intense activity.
  • 9) It was a moment of intense joy and deep sadness.
  • 10) We only walked for four hours today because of the intense heat and steep incline.
  • 11) Blue days invariably follow my periods of most intense activity.
  • 12) The romance is a subtle and intense battle of wills.
  • 13) The game has become so intense that one man cannot provide all the leadership.
  • 14) In between there were some really competitive and intense points.
  • 15) With the high concentration of businesses has come intense competition.
  • 16) You have a more relaxed attitude to relationships and love is less intense and more successful.
  • 17) The searing heat and intense humidity was his biggest challenge.
  • 18) She faces an intense battle to maintain her position.
  • 19) This has been the centre of intense competition for the jobs that are available.
  • 20) The focus will now turn to the summer athletes and the pressures of performing under intense national scrutiny.
  • 21) There is intense pressure on both companies and fund groups to deliver good results and please their shareholders and investors.
  • 22) It might also explain why many great golfers are older before coming to grips with the intense pressure of the final day.
  • 23) The intense blue of its flowers works equally well with bright golden yellow, orange or crimson.
  • 24) You know, those intense moods and physical symptoms the week before your period.
  • 25) He fixed me with his eyes - they were a very brilliant and intense blue.
  • 26) After five days of intense scrutiny, he did not care a jot.
  • 27) To know intense joy without a strong bodily frame, one must have an enthusiastic soul.
  • 28) It is as intense and competitive, possibly more so.
  • 29) It needs a sunny wall or fence and a neutral to alkaline soil, where it will become smothered in intense blue flowers.
  • 30) The UK countryside is unable to bear this intense industrial activity.
  • 31) They traveled to the DRC last month and are trying to draw attention to what they call the intense suffering of the Congolese people.
  • 32) Some former aides bristled at what they called her intense focus on building her public image.
  • 33) Gamers experience "urgent optimism," which she describes as the intense desire to achieve something combined with the unwavering belief that anything is possible.
  • 34) She leads viewers so far then abandons them to wander and wonder in areas of what she calls "intense unknowability".
  • 35) Cee Cee expected Max to recoil, but he pulled Oscar into an easy embrace and just held him, his eyes closed, his expression intense.
  • 36) While drawing blood and trying to revive her, six ER workers got sick after smelling what they described as intense ammonia-like fumes from Ramirez.
  • 37) Tuesday, D.A. Lacy defended the decision to arrest Karr despite what she called intense criticism that she be “tarred and feathered.”
  • 38) ‘For weeks, they have been uprooting their troops and tanks, forced to withdraw under intense international pressure.’
  • 39) ‘The public service and the defence force, under intense practical and political pressure, are players in what has become a compelling political thriller.’
  • 40) ‘Under intense pressure it was forced to yield him.’
  • 41) ‘O'Driscoll set up O'Shea but she was forced wide and under intense pressure her effort only reached the keeper.’
  • 42) ‘Judged simply by radio traffic volume, the degree of surveillance is intense.’
  • 43) ‘He tried to get into the bedroom four times to reach the youngster before he too, was forced back by the intense heat and smoke.’
  • 44) ‘They rushed to the blazing aircraft, but were forced back by the intense heat.’
  • 45) ‘Temperatures reached the mid-nineties on Wednesday and the heat index soared past 105 degrees with intense humidity levels.’
  • 46) ‘His head slammed against the window; breaking the glass before he flew forward, his ribcage hitting the steering wheel with intense force.’
  • 47) ‘Late in the afternoon of April 8, after days of intense pressure, Union forces made a decisive breakthrough at Spanish Fort.’
  • 48) ‘‘Yes, sir,’ she said after a second, and started to hit the bag with intense strength.’
  • 49) ‘Instead of looking at the sea, he found himself at the boulevard, his eyes being stung by the intense ferocity and strength of the pounding gust.’
  • 50) ‘Where the line is to be drawn depends on a judgment involving logic and common sense, the assessment of matters of degree and an intense focus on the circumstances of a particular case.’
  • 51) ‘As your hand can be held over your eyes to reduce the glare of the sky and help focus the view, the panels comfort by modifying the intense forces of nature.’
  • 52) ‘Using ESI, an intense electric field forces the liquid sample into a fine mist of tiny, highly charged droplets.’
  • 53) ‘British and French forces occupied Port Said but were forced to withdraw under intense U.S. economic pressure.’
  • 54) ‘Imagine someone pulling your muscles with intense force.’
  • 55) ‘Key experiences afterwards are degrees of intense inner stillness and to a lesser extent joy in simply being (rather than doing).’
  • 56) ‘The metal piece was rapidly engulfed in an intense heat, forcing Jen to drop it as she was burnt.’
  • 57) ‘Ian dropped the man and fell back onto the road, shielding his face with his hands from the intense heat and force of the blasts.’
  • 58) ‘Well, again, the type of very vigorous, very intense activity generally is a matter of months after surgery like this.’
  • 59) ‘Dutch researchers said recently that regular moderate exercise can burn energy and help shed those extra pounds or kilos more than short infrequent bursts of intense activity.’
  • 60) ‘The announcement, made by junior agriculture minister Baroness Hayman in the House of Lords, followed a day of intense activity after the disease was confirmed at an Essex abattoir.’
  • 61) ‘Its very success, however, triggers new and intense activity among opponents who see in her a foe whose defeat will require their most determined efforts.’
  • 62) ‘‘My research is only a small part of the intense research activity in the faculty of Applied Health Sciences,’ said Rush.’
  • 63) ‘And up to 90% of people diagnosed with asthma experience attacks during intense physical activity.’
  • 64) ‘There was intense behind-the-scenes activity in Strasbourg last night as political groups tried to reach a compromise before the report is debated today.’
  • 65) ‘The next morning would bring more intense activities.’
  • 66) ‘A month of intense police activity has left criminals ‘running scared’, according to the most senior police officer in North Yorkshire.’
  • 67) ‘One by-product was even more intense co-production activity, since the Arts Council encouraged, nay insisted, on partnership funding.’
  • 68) ‘But by Sunday morning, the intense Garda activity in the area had alerted townspeople that this quiet area was the scene of a major investigation.’
  • 69) ‘The Indoaustralia plate meets with the Euroasia and Pacific plates, and their movements cause intense tectonic activity in Indonesia.’
  • 70) ‘I am very aware that I'm going to spiral down into one and a half weeks of intense activity and long hours from Wednesday onwards, and I'm grabbing my sleep in advance.’
  • 71) ‘Glutamate is an important neurotransmitter in the brain, and can be released in large amounts during intense neural activity.’
  • 72) ‘Most important - don't indulge in computer games that require long periods of intense keyboard or mouse activity.’
  • 73) ‘After the intense activity of Monday (social, intellectual and metabolical), Tuesday was rather more sedate.’
  • 74) ‘There was intense activity during the week and we're already seeing the results of that.’
  • 75) ‘If your activity is more intense - a marathon, say, or a big climb - you have a greater need for a full recovery.’
  • 76) ‘She credits her intense training routine of strength, cardiovascular and flexibility exercises with minimizing her symptoms.’
  • 77) ‘He was a very earnest and intense young man, whose character was in keeping with his guitar playing.’
  • 78) ‘On the one hand he's very enthusiastic and intense and can be serious, but he's also such a laugh, and so expressive that he wins you over.’
  • 79) ‘No, I was not always so disciplined or serious, intense or passionate, but now I am.’
  • 80) ‘‘For a serious, intense kid, hip hop was an outlet,’ Blackman explains.’
  • 81) ‘As for the lyrics on the new album, they are mostly serious and intense, dealing with childhood, fate, privilege, and making the most of youth.’
  • 82) ‘One of the those arrested was described as an intense, serious man, tall and well-built and very protective of his wife, who always wore a veil.’
  • 83) ‘You can be intense and serious in personal relationships while a light and playful attitude would be happier and healthier.’
  • 84) ‘He is taller and rangier than he looks on screen - he is almost six foot - and far more intense and serious than when he is playing someone else.’
  • 85) ‘He's intense and serious about the work, but sometimes he'll go off on a comic riff.’
  • 86) ‘They're serious, they're intense, but at the same time, they know what the stakes are here and we're really focused on that.’
  • 87) ‘Don't be too intense, be serious but good natured if possible.’
  • 88) ‘Even when he gets so serious and intense, it makes Ernie laugh, and for me, anytime there is laughter in this game, it's good.’
  • 89) ‘Fellows went from deadly serious and intense during her music to being casually witty and friendly; it was a cool, relaxed vibe.’
  • 90) ‘One intense young American with Maori tattoos on his legs and a straggling beard tells his fascinated fellows of his experiments with colonic irrigation.’
  • 91) ‘An only son, he was by all accounts an intense, young boy who from an early age displayed an emotional response to perceived injustice.’
  • 92) ‘Listening to this intense young man, there is little doubt he has done things the hard way; no favours doled out and none asked for.’
  • 93) ‘On stage he is a strong performer, who is passionate, intimate, intense and impossible to ignore.’
  • 94) ‘Brendan Barrington exudes vibrant enthusiasm, he is intense, thoughtful and passionate about his creation.’
  • 95) ‘A few years ago, hitchhiking from Inverness to London, I was given a lift by an intense young man who turned out to be an Icelandic concert pianist.’
  • 96) ‘Playing basketball, football, and baseball, the intense young man graduated from high school in St. Pete in 1959.’

Examples

  • 1) Connections seem intent on keeping her busy again this autumn.
  • 2) High tackles didn't drip into the culture of the game through malicious intent to hurt opponents.
  • 3) Both these teams have got a lot better in recent times, but the visitors always seemed intent on getting ahead of themselves here.
  • 4) There was no malicious intent at all.
  • 5) He was standing there by night like one intent on doing evil.
  • 6) To all intents and purposes it is a prison within a prison.
  • 7) This intent in no way justifies or excuses the crime.
  • 8) You only go there with serious intent.
  • 9) They seem intent on being in opposition after the next election.
  • 10) Often the question of intent appears to be entirely ignored.
  • 11) The referee said there was no malicious intent.
  • 12) To all intents and purposes he had already died.
  • 13) There have been mere glimmers of intent in the way they have tweaked their squads.
  • 14) Which undermined the serious commitment and intent.
  • 15) The government seems intent on burying its head in the sand.
  • 16) Not all were given as fouls and to my mind none was made with malicious intent.
  • 17) Aggressive intent is one thing but recklessness is another.
  • 18) This thing is a venomous bird for all intents and purposes.
  • 19) But there are those who warn that they have more serious intent.
  • 20) Both parties seem to be intent on moving on.
  • 21) I recognise the intent behind the look.
  • 22) Perhaps that will produce strains, but at present the series looks intent on focusing on its procedural side.
  • 23) Full of energy and intent.
  • 24) Statistics obscure intent and meaning.
  • 25) They were not overly defensive but nor did they show much in the way of attacking intent and the surprise was that City were so subdued.
  • 26) He saw a lean boy who seemed more mature than eight years old, his expression intent and serious.
  • 27) She was focused solely on Robert, her expression intent as she hung on his every word.
  • 28) Lucien gripped her arms, his expression intent as he ordered, “Stay here.”
  • 29) Now he takes a more subtle approach in his wording, but I think the intent is there.
  • 30) ‘Chip's face was firm and Kim could tell he was intent on keeping himself above water.’
  • 31) ‘He also warned their opposition could backfire because he was now intent on deregulating the restaurant sector.’
  • 32) ‘He said he was intent on protecting direct payments to Ireland which were worth 2 billion euro annually.’
  • 33) ‘Mr Elliott said councillors were ‘upset’ that the youngsters seemed so intent on wreaking havoc.’
  • 34) ‘The joy of it is that we still don't know where it's headed; but we're absolutely intent on enjoying the ride.’
  • 35) ‘The assumption is that the Bank of England is intent on tightening policy over the coming months, but its decisions will depend on the data.’
  • 36) ‘And no matter what people say she is quite intent on fulfilling that dream.’
  • 37) ‘I was intent on giving a few of my friends some motivation to get them done early.’
  • 38) ‘They will no doubt be intent on making it one to remember.’
  • 39) ‘If they are intent on doing something, then they will do it.’
  • 40) ‘Second, many advisers are still intent on chasing high returns.’
  • 41) ‘He has secured planning permission to develop the house and grounds, but is intent on also converting the castle into an annex of the hotel.’
  • 42) ‘What Wales didn't have was a confidence that reflected their ability or a culture that was intent on building that confidence.’
  • 43) ‘Now, decades since those heady days, two Irish businessmen are intent on waging their own space race.’
  • 44) ‘The couple are intent on keeping Lucy in touch with her roots.’
  • 45) ‘Burley understands the mood though, and is intent on lifting it.’
  • 46) ‘According to reports, the accidents were caused by a man who was intent on killing himself.’
  • 47) ‘But the contest was far from over as the two international challengers were intent on playing their hands late.’
  • 48) ‘It is also the only music station which is not intent on fleecing 16 to 24-year-olds.’
  • 49) ‘They were intent on driving the Portuguese out of this tropical paradise and claiming it for themselves.’
  • 50) ‘He was very intent on this task, as if he fancied himself a latter-day St. Francis.’
  • 51) ‘Mr McCall said the management was still ‘more intent on imposition than negotiation’.’
  • 52) ‘But the women take no notice of their admirers, so intent are they on their own conversation.’
  • 53) ‘I was so intent in my thoughts, that it took a while for me to realize that Randilyn had stopped playing.’
  • 54) ‘She has an unsettling intent look, and seems to see things the people around her don't.’
  • 55) ‘I was preoccupied with this useless energy when a huge man approached with an intent look on his face.’
  • 56) ‘Danny looked up to see Cameron at the door, leaning back against it with an intent look in his eyes.’
  • 57) ‘He stood up, wiping his hands on his breeches, and a more intent look on his face.’
  • 58) ‘I looked around and saw Dame coming towards me with an intent look in his eyes, and I laughed.’
  • 59) ‘She stares into the light without flinching, her expression deadly serious and intent.’
  • 60) ‘He had a concerned expression on his face that was so intent I've never seen it before.’
  • 61) ‘She looked Mike directly in the eyes, catching the intent green eyed gaze head on.’
  • 62) ‘The same eyes were looking at me, almost burning me with their intent gaze.’
  • 63) ‘Ronnie looked back at him with an intent gaze, his assuring smile suggesting he awaited an answer.’
  • 64) ‘I glanced at him, seeing his intent face, and decided against something sarcastic.’
  • 65) ‘With an intent stare, she gazed into the flames, seeming to go into a trance.’
  • 66) ‘Chase stepped back and simply regarded me with an intent stare that made me squirm unconsciously.’
  • 67) ‘Jacqui turned from his intent gaze and stared out the window of the carriage.’
  • 68) ‘His gaze was intent, and my face was hot, but I couldn't think of what to say next.’
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