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noun [countable/uncountable] intensity pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈtensɪti/
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  1. 1
    strength
    The cross-examination increased in intensity.
    low/moderate/medium/high intensity
    intensity of: A warmer sea 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.
  2. 2
    the degree to which something makes you concentrate a lot or use a lot of emotion
    The intensity of their relationship had become exhausting.

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