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intense +‎ -ation


intensation (countable and uncountable, plural intensations)

  1. (archaic) The act or process of intensifying; intensification; climax.
    • 1828 Thomas Carlyle, Goethe, Foreign Review
      And who will warrant us that, at the same time, he shall only be an intensation and continuation of the old, which in general, is what we long and look for?

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for intensation in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)