intension: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (in-ten'shun), [key]
- intensification; increase in degree.
- intensity; high degree.
- relative intensity; degree.
- exertion of the mind; determination.
- (of a term) the set of attributes belonging to all and only those things to which the given term is correctly applied; connotation; comprehension. Cf. extension (def. 12).
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