Other Word Forms of Intense
Origin of Intense
From Middle French intense, from Latin intensus (“stretched tight”), past participle of intendere (“to stretch out”), from in (“in, upon, to”) + tendere (“to stretch”).
Middle English from Old French from Latin intēnsus stretched, intent from past participle of intendere to stretch, intend intend
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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