Definition of intensely adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈtensli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtensli//
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  1. 1in a very great or very strong way synonym extremely She disliked him intensely. an intensely personal moment
  2. 2in a serious way that often involves a lot of action in a short period of time A team of firefighters worked intensely for more than half an hour to free him.
  3. 3in a way that shows very strong feelings, opinions or thoughts about somebody/something He looked intensely into her eyes.