3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Intensify \In*ten"si*fy\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Intensified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intensifying}.] [Intense + -fly.] To render more intense; as, to intensify heat or cold; to intensify colors; to intensify a photographic negative; to intensify animosity. --Bacon.

How piercing is the sting of pride By want embittered and intensified. --Longfellow.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

intensifying \intensifying\ adjective increasing in strength or intensity. [Narrower terms: {aggravating, exacerbating, exasperating ; {augmentative, enhancive}; {deepening(prenominal), heightening(prenominal) ] {moderating} [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: increasing in strength or intensity [ant: {moderating}]

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