Antonyms of adj intense

3 senses of intense

Sense 1
intense (vs. mild) -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")

mild (vs. intense) -- (moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism")
        => gentle, soft -- (soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe; "a gentle reprimand"; "a vein of gentle irony"; "poked gentle fun at him")
        => mild-mannered -- (behaving in or having a mild or gentle manner)
        => moderate, temperate -- (not extreme; "a moderate penalty"; "temperate in his response to criticism")

Sense 2
acute, intense -- (extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning")

INDIRECT (VIA sharp) -> dull -- (not keenly felt; "a dull throbbing"; "dull pain")

Sense 3
intense, vivid -- ((of color) having the highest saturation; "vivid green"; "intense blue")

INDIRECT (VIA saturated) -> unsaturated -- ((of color) not chromatically pure; diluted; "an unsaturated red")

Similarity of adj intense

3 senses of intense

Sense 1
intense (vs. mild) -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")
       => aggravated -- (made more severe or intense especially in law; "aggravated assault")
       => bad, big -- (very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm")
       => blood-and-guts -- (marked by great zeal or violence; "real blood-and-guts fiction"; "blood-and-guts football")
       => brutal, unrelenting -- (harsh; "the brutal summer sun"; "a brutal winter")
       => cold -- (so intense as to be almost uncontrollable; "cold fury gripped him")
       => concentrated -- (intensely focused; "her concentrated passion held them at bay")
       => consuming, overwhelming -- (very intense; "politics is his consuming passion"; "overwhelming joy")
       => deep -- (extreme; "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness")
       => exquisite, keen -- (intense or sharp; "suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite pleasure")
       => extreme, utmost (prenominal), uttermost (prenominal) -- (of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity; "extreme cold"; "extreme caution"; "extreme pleasure"; "utmost contempt"; "to the utmost degree"; "in the uttermost distress")
       => fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy -- (marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions")
       => intensified -- (made more intense; "the intensified scrutiny of the candidate's background")
       => intensive -- (characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form; "the questioning was intensive"; "intensive care"; "research-intensive"; "a labor-intensive industry")
       => main (prenominal) -- (of force; of the greatest possible intensity; "by main strength")
       => profound -- (of the greatest intensity; complete; "a profound silence"; "a state of profound shock")
       => raging -- (very severe; "a raging thirst"; "a raging toothache")
       => screaming (prenominal) -- (so extremely intense as to evoke screams; "in screaming agony"; "a screaming rage")
       => severe, terrible, wicked -- (intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality; "severe pain"; "a severe case of flu"; "a terrible cough"; "under wicked fire from the enemy's guns"; "a wicked cough")
       => smart -- (painfully severe; "he gave the dog a smart blow")
       => strong -- (not faint or feeble; "a strong odor of burning rubber")
       => terrific -- (very great or intense; "a terrific noise"; "a terrific thunderstorm storm"; "fought a terrific battle")
       => thick, deep -- ((of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night")
       => unabated -- (continuing at full strength or intensity; "the winds are unabated"; "the popularity of his books among young people continued unabated")
       => violent, wild -- ((of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud; "a violent clash of colors"; "her dress was a violent red"; "a violent noise"; "wild colors"; "wild shouts")
          Also See-> immoderate#1; intemperate#2; profound#1

Sense 2
acute, intense -- (extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning")
       => sharp (vs. dull) -- (keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds")

Sense 3
intense, vivid -- ((of color) having the highest saturation; "vivid green"; "intense blue")
       => saturated (vs. unsaturated), pure -- ((of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black)

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