intense

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (extreme)
a. intenso
We've been suffering under an intense heat wave for days.Hemos estado sufriendo una onda de calor intenso por días.
b. fuerte
Victor put his sunglasses on to shield his eyes from the intense desert sunlight.Víctor se puso los lentes de sol para protegerse los ojos de la fuerte luz del sol del desierto.
c. profundo
I felt an intense fear when I heard creaking coming from the basement.Sentí un miedo profundo cuando escuché un crujido que venía del sótano.
d. vivo
The sky turned an intense red before the wind started to stir.El cielo se volvió de un rojo vivo antes de empezar a hacer viento.
e. gran
Sally felt intense relief when the doctor told her that her tumor was benign.Sally sintió un gran alivio cuando el médico le dijo que su tumor era benigno.
2. (impassioned)
a. vehemente
His intense expression showed that he was serious about what he was saying.Su expresión vehemente denotaba que hablaba en serio.
b. apasionado
He is a very focused and intense young man who became a chess master at the age of 15.Es un joven muy centrado y apasionado que se convirtió en maestro de ajedrez a los 15 años.
c. intenso
Ann's relationship with Joe was so intense, she felt as though she couldn't breathe without him around.La relación de Ann con Joe era tan intensa, que sentía como si no pudiera respirar sin su presencia.
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intense
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. intenso(a)
2. (person)
a. muy serio(a)
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intense [ɪnˈtens]
adjective
1 (extreme) [+heat, cold, pain] intenso; [+interest, enthusiasm, happiness] enorme; [+emotion, fear, anger, hatred] intenso; profundo; [+gratitude] profundo; [+colour] intenso; vivo; [+light] intenso; fuerte
this sparked intense speculation esto dio pie a mucha especulación
2 (concentrated) [+activity, fighting, negotiations] intenso
she wore an expression of intense concentration su expresión era de intensa concentración
3 (impassioned) [+person, face, expression] apasionado; vehemente; [+relationship] intenso; [+eyes] penetrante; [+gaze] intenso; penetrante
she's very intense se lo toma todo como si le fuera la vida en ello; an intense debate un intenso debate
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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