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noun [countable/uncountable] American English pronunciation: intensity /ɪnˈtensɪti/ 
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pluralintensities
  1. 1
    strength

    The cross-examination increased in intensity.

    low/moderate/medium/high intensity

    intensity of:

    A warmer ocean will change the distribution, frequency, and intensity of hurricanes.

    He was surprised by the intensity of her emotions.

    1. b.
      a very strong level of thought and attention

      Sometimes I would catch her looking at me with such intensity that it made me nervous.

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