intenso etymology

Italian word intenso comes from Latin tendo, Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.), Latin tendere

Detailed word origin of intenso

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tendo Latin (lat) I pitch (a tent).. I proceed.. I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend.. I strive for; I reach for.
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
tendere Latin (lat)
intendo Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I obey (+ dative). (New Latin) I understand. I aim, turn, direct.. I intend to. I stretch out, stretch, strain.. I turn my attention to, focus (on).
intensus Latin (lat) Attentive. Intense. Intent, eager.
intenso Italian (ita) Intense, strong. Intensive, busy, concentrated.

Words with the same origin as intenso

Descendants of tendo
attendere attento attenzione contento intendere intento intenzione pretendere stendere steso tensione teso
Descendants of ingratus
Descendants of tendere