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 Meanings and Examples of INTENSITY
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intensity
 n.  the magnitude of sound; the amount of energy transmitted; high level or degree; the property of being intense
Classic Sentence: (206 in 14 pages)
1  His gray eyes opened wide and their drowsiness disappeared in an intensity that Scarlett had never seen before.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  When she had stood in the parlor at Twelve Oaks and seen him married to Melanie, she had thought she could never love him with a more heartbreaking intensity than she did at that moment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
3  He swung around in a flash and his gray eyes met hers with an intensity that made her hands go to her throat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
4  She was a woman who remembered dates with intensity, and could tell at a moment's notice whether the drawing-room curtains had been renewed before or after Mr. Peniston's last illness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
5  Miss Bart went on writing in silence, and her hostess sat following her train of thought with frowning intensity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
6  While Gerty was lost in the happy bustle which this announcement produced in her small household, Selden was at one with her in thinking with intensity of Lily Bart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
7  The quality of the air, the exuberance of the flowers, the blue intensity of sea and sky, produced the effect of a closing TABLEAU, when all the lights are turned on at once.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
8  When at length, one afternoon, she put into execution the belated resolve to visit her friend, this sense of shrunken opportunities possessed her with unusual intensity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
9  He who had had to subsist on mere fugitive glances, looks winged in flight and swiftly lost under covert, now found her eyes settling on him with a brooding intensity that fairly dazzled him.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
10  Without understanding why Carol was troubled by this intensity.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
11  Yet these, perhaps, instead of being the unsuppressable symptoms of some latent weakness, or fright at his own resolve, were but the plainest tokens of its intensity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
12  Muffled in the full morning light, the invisible sun was only known by the spread intensity of his place; where his bayonet rays moved on in stacks.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
13  But this intensity of his physical prostration did but so much the more abbreviate it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
14  So Elzbieta went on, with feverish intensity.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 20
15  The men in these mills were all black with soot, and hollow-eyed and gaunt; they worked with fierce intensity, rushing here and there, and never lifting their eyes from their tasks.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 21
Example Sentence: (58 in 4 pages)
16  Feeling were so intense that they fought a duel.
17  I am suffocated by the intense heat.
18  He was sweating from the intense heat.
19  His love life was complicated, and involved intense relationships.
20  Competition for the job was intense.
21  The very things that in the moment dampen our moods can later be sources of intense gratification and delight.
22  He suddenly felt an intense pain in his back.
23  Young people today are under intense pressure to succeed.
24  He took an intense interest in all religious matters.
25  A dark, intense, semi-smiling stare, as if the sprig of white heather was not charity but compulsory.
26  An intense debate is going on within the Israeli government.
27  The incident triggered an intense debate on levels of airport security and the economics of running both airports and airlines.
28  The Israeli and Palestinian girls engage in intense discussions and heated arguments.
29  At other times she seemed possessed of a wild animation, her eyes alight, her expression vigorous, an intense glow in her soul.
30  Tom found himself tormented with a desire to drink; the desire grew to be so intense that nothing but the hope of a chance to display himself in his red sash kept him from withdrawing from the order.