In Tense

Pronunciation of In Tense
/ɪn tˈɛns/, /ɪn tˈɛns/, /ɪ_n t_ˈɛ_n_s/

Antonyms for in tense:

blossoming, out, uncolorful, sluggish, bland, dim, unbelieving, tender, invigorating, unreliable, useful, normal, easy, unmoving, unimportant, elated, eager, incapable, somber, ok, partial, mixed, satisfied, miniature, inhuman, dusky, benevolent, unimposing, yielding, lifeless, aloof, cold, unfixed, flat, common, undetermined, wanton, Undecayed, kind, old, animal, blunt, unpromising, doleful, colorless, excited, pointless, unstable, slow, ignorant, low-key, inconsequential, cheerful, unplanned, empty, irresolute, frigid, lukewarm, helpful, nonviolent, unpopular, complacent, thoughtful, horrible, plain, infirm, permanent, unremarkable, lifegiving, worthy, moral, life-giving, discontinuous, easy-going, funny, profitable, threatening, minor, light, unemotional, impassive, friendly, benign, healthful, unenthusiastic, uncaring, reluctant, indistinct, disinterested, idiotic, dispassionate, ordinary, nonaggressive, delightful, quiet, impoverished, shy, enthusiastic, inoffensive, worried, laughing, willing, Unpowerful, pleasant, dreary, Dwarfed, inert, impotent, broken, insincere, unhappy, pale, varying, zealous, tiny, reputable, unthoughtful, irresponsible, not serious, amenable, indifferent, fragile, advantageous, heated, abeyant, sympathetic, imperfect, plant, changeable, wavering, helping, small, Assisting, meek, dormant, unproductive, happy, uninterested, unthreatening, low, vague, gleeful, unhealthy, endurable, inaudible, agreeable, harmless, intermittent, wobbly, emotionless, moderate, weak, serious, genial, unsteady, dispirited, calm, frivolous, pastel, ardent, slack, lowest, tame, blah, uneducated, unsacred, shallow, least, turned off, exhilarated, mild, unstylish, uninteresting, amateur, immortal, unfeeling, undecided, delicate, afraid, soft, untrustworthy, quiescent, modest, full, pliable, good, peaceful, murky, commonplace, Mistakable, interested, drab, responsive, gloomy, hot, unintelligent, cool, lively, usual, pleased, quenched, flexible, short, forgiving, true, restrained, loving, subdued, temperate, enervated, feeble, unimpressive, unaware, sweet, minute, nice, boring, typical, discouraged, thoughtless, animated, upright, beneficial, silent, unkind, content, unconcerned, pliant, dulled, loose, tasteless, black, divided, cloudy, worthwhile, unexcited, unreal, uncolored, tasteful, insignificant, little, simple, powerless, facile, unfaithful, sad, arctic, false, obscure, freezing, pleasing, disloyal, forthright, joyful, unsensual, teeny, superficial, upset, limited, lethargic, numb, aimless, healthy, aboveboard, old-fashioned, unexciting, passive, immobile, indefinite, idle, gentle, unfriendly, just, lowly, virtuous, frank, stupid, obtuse, decent, imbalanced, wonderful, compromising, insensitive, initial, dark, irreligious, bearable, needy, cowardly, dense, undefined, Unpassionate, agitated, depleted, refreshing, laid-back, dull, strengthening, depressed, lazy, beginning, Aiding, cooled, dishonest, right, near, apathetic, close, soothing, lay, poor, changing, Imperceptive, honest, fruitless, starting, helpless, ineffective, distracted, depressing, unaffecting, inferior, separate, trivial, wanting, warm, inactive, blooming, cold-blooded, inconsistent, fervid, frozen, faded.

Synonyms for in tense:

ablaze (adjective)

afire, angry, aroused, enthusiastic, frenzied, furious, heated, incensed, intense, on fire, passionate, raging, stimulated, Fuming.

active (adjective)

aggressive, agile, alert, alive, animated, assiduous, bold, brisk, bustling, busy, chipper, daring, dashing, determined, dexterous, dynamic, engaged, enlivened, enterprising, eventful, fireball, forceful, fresh, frisky, high-spirited, industrious, inventive, jumping, lively, nimble, on the move, perky, persevering, purposeful, pushing, quick, rapid, ready, resolute, sprightly, spry, whiz, hard-working, hyper.

acute (adjective)

astute, canny, clever, discerning, discriminating, incisive, ingenious, insightful, intuitive, judicious, observant, penetrating, perspicacious, quick-witted, sensitive, smart, subtle.

agonizing (adjective)

disturbing, excruciating, harrowing, racking, struggling, tearing, tortuous, tormenting, torturing.

almighty (adjective)

awful, desperate, enormous, loud, terrible.

ardent (adjective)

agog, avid, blazing, desirous, fiery, hot, hungry, lusty, spirited, thirsty, warm, lovey-dovey, horny.

avid (adjective)

athirst, avaricious, breathless, covetous, devoted, grasping, greedy, impatient, insatiable, rapacious, ravenous, voracious, dying to, gotta have.

bad (adjective)

disastrous, distressing, grave, painful, serious.

bitter (adjective)

acrimonious, afflictive, alienated, annoying, antagonistic, bad, begrudging, brutal, calamitous, caustic, crabby, cruel, dire, disagreeable, displeasing, distasteful, divided, estranged, freezing, galling, grievous, hateful, heartbreaking, hurtful, inclement, intemperate, irreconcilable, merciless, morose, offensive, poignant, provoking, rancorous, resentful, rigorous, rugged, ruthless, sardonic, savage, severe, sore, sour, sullen, unpalatable, unpleasant, vexatious, virulent, vitriolic, woeful, embittered, with chip on shoulder.

blistering (adjective)

baking, blistery, boiling, broiling, roasting, scalding, scorching, sizzling, sweltering.

bright (adjective)

ablaze, aglow, alight, argent, auroral, beaming, brave, brilliant, burnished, clear, colored, colorful, dazzling, effulgent, flashing, flashy, fulgent, fulgid, glaring, gleaming, glistening, glittering, glossy, golden, hued, illuminated, incandescent, lambent, light, lighted, limpid, luminous, lustrous, mirrorlike, moonlit, phosphorescent, polished, psychedelic, radiant, razzle-dazzle, resplendent, rich, ruddy, scintillating, shimmering, shiny, showy, silvery, sparkling, sunlit, sunny, tinged, tinted, twinkling, Irradiated, Relucent, illumined, glitzy, coruscating, gay.

brilliant (adjective)

bright, clinquant, lucent, refulgent.

burning (adjective)

feverish, frantic, hectic, white-hot, red-hot.

charged (adjective)

filled, fraught, imbued, laden, permeated, saturated, suffused, Pervaded.

cold (adjective)

algid, arctic, benumbed, blasting, bleak, boreal, brumal, chill, chilled, cool, crisp, frigid, frore, frosty, frozen, gelid, glacial, hiemal, hyperborean, icebox, iced, icy, nipping, nippy, numbing, polar, raw, rimy, shivery, siberian, sleety, snappy, snowy, wintry, Numbed, hawkish, below freezing, below zero, have goose bumps, one-dog night, two-dog night.

colorful (adjective)

chromatic, florid, gaudy, jazzy, kaleidoscopic, motley, multicolored, picturesque, prismatic, splashy, variegated, vibrant.

consuming (adjective)

engrossing, exhausting.

deathly (adjective)

deadly, lethal, mortal, noxious, pestilent, pestilential, Mortiferous.

devout (adjective)

adherent, adoring, faithful, genuine, godly, goody-goody, heartfelt, holy, orthodox, pietistic, pious, prayerful, religious, reverent, sincere, venerating, worshiping, Revering, heart-and-soul, goody two-shoes.

dynamic (adjective)

activating, changing, charismatic, compelling, driving, effective, electric, energizing, go-getter, influential, magnetic, peppy, potent, productive, progressive, red-blooded, strenuous, vigorous, vitalizing, zippy, go-getting, coming on strong, go-ahead, highpowered, hyped-up, play for keeps, play hard ball.

excruciating (adjective)

chastening, grueling, insufferable, punishing, rending, shooting, stabbing, torturesome, unbearable, unendurable, Searing.

extreme (adjective)

consummate, high, highest, maximal, maximum, sovereign, top, ultimate, utmost, uttermost.

fervent (adjective)

tender, hot for.

fervent/fervid (adjective)

devout, ecstatic, emotional, glowing, hearty, hot-blooded, perfervid, responsive, unfeigned, warmhearted, wholehearted, enthused, go great guns, falling all over oneself.

fevered (adjective)

pyretic, restless, Febrific, burning up.

fierce (adjective)

animal, ape, barbarous, bloodthirsty, blustery, boisterous, brutish, cutthroat, dangerous, enraged, fell, feral, ferocious, frightening, horrible, howling, impetuous, infuriated, malevolent, malign, murderous, primitive, raving, relentless, stormy, tempestuous, threatening, tigerish, truculent, uncontrollable, untamed, venomous, vicious, wild, Flipped, tumultous/tumultuous.

fiery (adjective)

aflame, choleric, combustible, excitable, febrile, fevered, flaming, flaring, flickering, flushed, hot-tempered, igneous, ignited, impulsive, inflamed, irascible, irritable, madcap, peppery, precipitate, unrestrained, Agitable, Hot-headed, Conflagrant, in flames.

forcible (adjective)

active, armed, assertive, coercive, cogent, compulsory, drastic, efficient, impressive, mighty, militant, persuasive, puissant, telling, valid, weighty.

furious (adjective)

agitated, blustering, rampageous, rough, ungovernable.

gay (adjective)

flamboyant, garish.

gung ho (adjective)

anxious, banzai, can-do, dedicated, excited, proactive, fired up, keyed up, take-charge, extremely enthusiastic.

hearty (adjective)

affable, cheerful, cheery, cordial, ebullient, effusive, exuberant, frank, friendly, generous, genial, glad, gushing, honest, jolly, jovial, neighborly, profuse, real, true, unreserved, vivacious, deepest, back-slapping, deep-felt.

heated (adjective)

indignant, irate, ireful, mad, wrathful.

heightened (adjective)

abstruse, complex, complicated, confused, formidable, intolerable, knotty, labored, laborious, onerous, recondite, solemn, te.

hot (adjective)

distracted, ill-tempered, lustful, temperamental, touchy.

impassioned (adjective)

inspired, melodramatic, moving, mushy, overemotional, romantic, rousing, sentimental, starry-eyed, stirring, torrid, worked up, steamed up, wild about.

impressive (adjective)

absorbing, affecting, arresting, august, awe-inspiring, consequential, dramatic, eloquent, exciting, grand, important, imposing, inspiring, lavish, luxurious, majestic, massive, momentous, monumental, noble, notable, prime, remarkable, splendid, stately, striking, sumptuous, superb, thrilling, touching, towering, vital, well-done.

incandescent (adjective)


intense (adjective)

acute, agonizing, ardent, biting, bitter, burning, close, concentrated, consuming, cutting, deep, diligent, eager, earnest, energetic, exaggerated, exceptional, excessive, exquisite, extraordinary, extreme, fanatical, fervent, fervid, fierce, forcible, full, great, hard, harsh, impassioned, intensified, intensive, keen, marked, piercing, powerful, profound, protracted, pungent, sharp, shrill, stinging, strained, strong, supreme, undue, vehement, violent, vivid, zealous, Heightened, all-consuming.

intent (adjective)

absorbed, attending, attentive, bent, bound, committed, decided, decisive, engrossed, firm, fixed, hell-bent, occupied, preoccupied, rapt, resolved, set, settled, steadfast, steady, watchful, watching, wrapped up, Immersed, Minding, Riveted, Concentrating.

irradiant (adjective)


keen (adjective)

acid, animate, appetent, edged, fine, gung ho, intent, interested, perceptive, pointed, razor-sharp, satirical, tart, trenchant, Honed, Unblunted, fond of.

loud (adjective)

big, blatant, booming, cacophonous, clamorous, crashing, deafening, emphatic, forte, heavy, high-sounding, loud-voiced, obstreperous, pealing, rambunctious, raucous, resonant, resounding, ringing, roaring, rowdy, sonorous, stentorian, strident, thundering, tumultuous, turbulent, uproarious, vociferous, Ear-splitting, Fulminating, ear-piercing, turned up, full-mouthed, wakes the dead.

lucent (adjective)


mighty (adjective)

bulky, colossal, considerable, eminent, extensive, heroic, huge, illustrious, immense, irresistible, large, magnificent, prodigious, renowned, stupendous, titanic, tremendous, vast.

mortal (adjective)

deathly, destructive, ending, fatal, grim, last, malignant, monstrous, poisonous, remorseless, terminal, unrelenting, killing, death-dealing.

overpowering (adjective)


passionate (adjective)

expressive, headlong, high-powered, quickened, hotblooded, high-pressure.

poignant (adjective)

agitating, heartrending, pathetic, perturbing, piteous, pitiful, sad, sorrowful, upsetting.

purposeful (adjective)

calculated, deliberate, obstinate, persistent, positive, purposive, single-minded, stalwart, staunch, strong-willed, stubborn, tenacious, undeviating, unfaltering, unwavering, be out for blood, dead set on, telelogical, mean business, playing hard ball.

rich (adjective)

canorous, dulcet, mellifluous, mellow, rotund, significant.

roaring (adjective)

blaring, earsplitting.

severe (adjective)

arduous, ascetic, austere, critical, dear, demanding, despotic, domineering, effortful, exacting, forbidding, grinding, hefty, implacable, mordant, oppressive, overbearing, pitiless, stringent, taxing, toilsome, tough, tyrannical, wicked.

sharp (adjective)

abrupt, distinct.

shivery (adjective)


solemn (adjective)

brooding, cold sober, dignified, downbeat, funereal, glum, moody, no-nonsense, pensive, portentous, reflective, sedate, sober, somber, staid, stern, thoughtful, no fooling, matter of life and death.

steadfast (adjective)

abiding, adamant, allegiant, changeless, constant, dependable, enduring, established, fast, immobile, immovable, inexorable, inflexible, liege, obdurate, reliable, rigid, stable, sure, true-blue, unbending, unflinching, unmovable, unqualified, unquestioning, unswerving, unyielding, never-failing, tried-and-true.

steady (adjective)

calm, equable, imperturbable, levelheaded, loyal, poised, reserved, self-possessed, sensible, serene, serious-minded.

strong (adjective)

courageous, draconian, gutsy, handful, hard-nosed, independent, intelligent, mean, plucky, pushy, resilient, resourceful, sagacious, self-assertive, strict, take charge, uncompromising, iron-willed.

tempestuous (adjective)

breezy, coarse, gusty, hysterical, squally, unbridled, uncontrolled, windy, Storming.

tormenting (adjective)

suffering, torturous, anguishing.

torrid (adjective)

erotic, steamy, sultry, sexy.

towering (adjective)

aerial, airy, elevated, extravagant, fantastic, gigantic, immoderate, imperial, inordinate, lofty, outstanding, paramount, preeminent, soaring, sublime, superior, surpassing, tall, transcendent, unmatchable, unmeasurable, Towery, Spiring, skyscraping.

trenchant (adjective)

acerbic, acidulous, astringent, clear-cut, crushing, effectual, explicit, graphic, piquant, salient, salty, sententious, to the point, unequivocal, unsparing, well-defined.

undivided (adjective)

circumspect, collective, combined, complete, concerted, continued, detailed, entire, exclusive, joined, minute, scrupulous, single, solid, thorough, unanimous, unbroken, uncut, unflagging, united, vigilant, undistracted, lock stock and barrel.

unmitigated (adjective)

arrant, damned, downright, gross, out-and-out, outright, perfect, rank, sheer, simple, straight-out, thoroughgoing, unabated, unabridged, unadulterated, undiluted, unmixed, unrelieved, utter, unalleviated.

unwavering (adjective)

pat, regular, set in stone, unflappable, unshakable, unshaken, untiring, brick-wall.

vehement (adjective)

delirious, pronounced, rabid, on the make, hopped up.

vicious (adjective)

beastly, cussed, defamatory, despiteful, dirty, evil, frightful, horrid, lousy, malicious, ornery, slanderous, spiteful, vindictive, Backbiting.

vigorous (adjective)

athletic, ball of fire, bouncing, flourishing, hale, hardy, healthy, mettlesome, robust, sound, spanking, steamroller, strapping, sturdy, hard-driving, strong as an ox, take-over.

violent (adjective)

devastating, outrageous, ruinous, gale force.

warm (adjective)

amorous, nutty, gung-ho.

wicked (adjective)

bothersome, chancy, difficult, dreadful, fearful, harmful, hazardous, injurious, perilous, pesky, risky, treacherous, troublous, trying, ugly, uncivilized, unconscionable, ungodly, unhealthy, unholy, unsound.

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