Intense vs Strained - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between intense and strained

is that intense is strained; tightly drawn while strained is forced through a strainer.

As a verb strained is


Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • Strained; tightly drawn.
  • Strict, very close or earnest.
  • Extreme in degree; excessive.
  • Extreme in size or strength.
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  • Stressful and tiring.
  • Very severe.
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    (en adjective)
  • Forced through a strainer.
  • Babies don’t seem to like strained peas, even though the puree is easy for them to eat and digest.
  • Under tension; tense.
  • Ever since the fight our relation has been strained .


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