Synonym of heightened

Alternative for heightened

heightens, heightened, heightening

Antonym: lower,

Adjective

Severe or intense, especially in a painful or unpleasant way
acute intense fierce profound deep extreme violent ferocious terrible excruciating dreadful severe heavy vehement almighty strong blistering powerful explosive hard vicious furious hellacious exquisite frightful sharp agonising agonizing intensive piercing ghastly searing fearsome burning fearful harrowing overwhelming racking consuming unbearable harsh tormenting torturous shooting concentrated penetrating stabbing insufferable excessive serious grievous cutting unendurable overpowering distressing hellish poignant peracute shrill sudden heavy-duty finely tuned passionate fervent ardent impassioned fervid zealous keen earnest feverish fiery fanatical torrid flaming perfervid all-consuming great extraordinary exceptional red-hot eager intensified heartfelt heated deep-seated vigorous passional major drastic frenzied energetic supreme animated enthusiastic potent marked avid emotional unqualified warm-blooded inflamed vivid excited forcible warm charged hot-blooded deeply felt spirited frenetic enormous fevered forceful high tough protracted close full relentless undue diligent biting exaggerated bitter white-hot raging compelling pungent strained stinging mother of all uncontrollable significant urgent entrenched devout abject true genuine immoderate uncontrolled critical honest sincere unfeigned hard-core wholehearted intrenched rooted inordinate intemperate cut-throat melodramatic enthused wild deep-rooted stirring thorough inveterate bona fide grave rousing emotive overemotional sentimental worse settled thoroughgoing gung ho true blue hopped up bred-in-the-bone confirmed demonstrative raw aggravated blazing superheated messianic committed glowing incandescent religious painful tremendous awful incredible indescribable prodigious remarkable dramatic very great smarting impossible brutal pounding unutterable wrenching savage turbulent mighty very bad intolerable titanic powerhouse throbbing sore maximum utmost thumping afflicting bad gut-wrenching torturing heartrending galling punishing strenuous stormy blustery tempestuous mortal devastating worrying hefty telling gutsy weighty punchy uttermost puissant incommunicable shrewd tender splitting hurting complete deadly top hot big grueling dire ultimate extensive hurtful total unrelenting right proper gruelling unrestrained knifelike disastrous uncommunicable killing tumultuous gusty destructive cruel desperate dangerous hazardous tearing out-and-out harmful crushing boisterous squally storming life-threatening menacing threatening stark volcanic thunderous radical dynamic outrageous smart knockout industrial-strength durable real diabolical damaging unstoppable heavyweight long-lasting wounding reprehensible indefensible inexcusable unforgivable transcending injurious inexpressible oppressive shameful cordial disgraceful parlous huge twingeing tingling prickly aggressive repressive grim boiling baking scorching stiff calamitous driving very painful caustic deepest hearty achy gnawing unsparing roasting sizzling heartbreaking ablaze amorous frantic heart-rending sweltering drilling paralyzing paralysing hectic tortuous disturbing suffering struggling uninhibited tropical parching withering exhaustive cyclonic scalding undescribable thundery howling inclement volatile bumpy windy baking hot blazing hot blistery broiling typhonic blustering rough swirling choppy all-out in-depth comprehensive detailed concerted unconcealed primal visceral undisguised considerable sensitive downright egregious resounding ungovernable fatal boiling hot very hot extremely painful chaotic restless roaring stormful rugged maximal demanding all-inclusive all-absorbing all-encompassing painstaking rampaging rabid rampant riotous consequential aching absolute utter unchecked unmanageable unfettered uncurbed unbridled emphatic lethal deathly torturesome toe-curling rending cringe-making infuriating tedious embarrassing stultifying chastening irritating like a furnace peppery convulsive enraged ruinous assiduous all-embracing meticulous scrupulous minute conscientious methodical dominant commanding arduous toilsome bleak ugly taxing immense massive herculean bruised irritated veritable pure paroxysmal coercive aroused paramount highest greatest freezing frosty toxic searching high-pressure elaborate widespread resolute rigorous careful sedulous sweeping determined sobering perilous difficult exacting precarious grinding red chafed elemental numbing arctic rank unadulterated flagrant thundering gross unalloyed uber sheer preposterous arrant out of control stupendous pronounced surpassing phenomenal colossal gigantic superlative consummate horrific unpleasant horrible horrendous nagging persistent accelerated fast insistent speeded-up unsafe capital poisonous incurable malignant chill frigid wintry cold chilling glacial gale force full of force hypersensitive sovereign monstrous giant humungous superb gargantuan humongous nippy nipping parky woeful appalling troublesome distressful abominable upsetting injured wounded greatest possible wintery intensely cold excellent outstanding rare leviathan max marvelous vast mountainous astronomic ginormous astronomical shocking atrocious godawful rotten lousy beastly vile afflictive very dangerous touch and go oversensitive bitterly cold marvellous more than one can bear more than flesh and blood can stand more than flesh and blood can bear

Adjective

Characterized by fullness, clarity, strength, and smoothness of sound
vibrant resonant resounding reverberant ringing sonorous reverberating cacophonous pulsating clangorous deep stentorious throbbing blaring booming carrying clear echoing full intensified loud lusty orotund powerful pulsing rambunctious raucous reverberative reverberatory rich sonorant strident strong throaty thundering thunderous vociferous baritone canorous clamorous consonant fruity harmonious lively melodious noisy oscillating palpitating piercing plangent riotous rotund round stentorian aquiver blasting boisterous deafening dinning earsplitting electrifying enhanced forceful fortissimo golden harsh intense low mellow obstreperous overpowering plummy robust full-bodied deep-toned ear-piercing ear-splitting full-throated very loud ear-popping ear-shattering full-voiced head-splitting loud-voiced clearly audible roaring profound thrilling beating slam-bang basso bass sounding resonating pear-shaped mournful plaintive melancholy pleasant pure full-toned rumbling tumultuous heavy rowdy crashing low-pitched mellifluous low-toned dull muffled muted hollow vibrating dead rounded thundery distinct emphatic big tremendous almighty cavernous grave turned up low-voiced shrieking filled trumpeting rolling shrill bellowing penetrating magniloquent grandiloquent imposing pompous flat toneless alto fulminating forte blatant turbulent blustering vehement uproarious pealing full-mouthed high-sounding sepulchral contralto mute mighty extremely noisy screaming overwhelming ghostly wakes the dead unwavering sharp clarion audible at full volume bell-like as clear as a bell

Adjective

Great, or greater than normal, in quantity or size
high copious great large significant ample considerable disproportionate enormous excessive exorbitant inordinate profuse substantial voluminous abundant extraordinary extravagant extreme sizable sizeable vast big huge immense massive monumental substantive boundless epic escalated giant handsome healthy humongous immoderate increased intemperate jacked up limitless major serious severe super tremendous unreasonable whopping abnormal above average astronomical intensified unusual elevated raised colossal up mammoth whacking gigantic titanic prodigious towering gargantuan hulking stupendous monstrous jumbo mega Brobdingnagian elephantine mountainous bumper oversized ginormous hefty thumping king-size king-sized king size extensive grand mighty husky monster cumbersome unwieldy Himalayan outsize augmented humungous inflated cosmic bulky amplified astronomic long leviathan walloping galactic supersized cosmical thumping great whacking great whopping great unlimited tidy oversize herculean goodly supersize ponderous largish gross expansive pharaonic cyclopean super-duper vasty biggish outsized higher lifted upraised uplifted expanded enlarged numerous immeasurable comprehensive tall deep heavy weighty awkward spacious wide broad oceanic gigantesque planetary heroical stellar heroic unhandy cumbrous mondo overgrown unmanageable man-size Bunyanesque massy of considerable size mastodonic brobdingnagian man-sized dirty great beefy stout jacked stately aerial upheaved uprisen high-rise Herculean jumbo-sized hulky moving august notable dynamic eminent magnificent majestic intense renowned illustrious imposing impressive irresistible strong appreciable terrible behemothic swelled thundering fair-size good-size good-sized great big socking great roomy a whale of a economy-size super colossal life-size magnific fair-sized economy-sized capacious megalithic lofty full-size family-sized staggering grandiose family-size whopper commodious almighty protracted extended pronounced prolonged populous decided fat bull lengthy overflowing teeming superabundant opulent sweeping global plentiful good plenteous full lavish wholesale bountiful sufficient galore upped bloated measureless booming generous exhaustive heavyweight cavernous monolithic puffed up raised up marked up wide-reaching wide-ranging large-scale far-reaching added on generously proportioned ungainly boxcar unmanoeuvrable incommodious girthy very large giant-sized giant-size infinite comfortable widespread very big unbounded endless abounding prolific prodigal sky-high incalculable rich bounteous rife undue unconscionable flush plethoric steep unrestricted inexhaustible exaggerated superfluous needless overmuch profligate open dissipated indulgent dizzying redundant unmeasurable self-indulgent recrementitious too many stratospheric overboard supernatural overkill extra way out more airy palatial overabundant thick on the ground uncrowded eternal rambling blimp surplus titan interminable illimitable super-colossal liberal thick countless stiff decent Cyclopean terrific princely innumerable kingly aplenty plenty myriad all-inclusive overdue insane overweening intolerable cornucopian overextravagant devilish far-flung lank very great luxuriant Gargantuan munificent over catholic a gogo high-ceilinged in excess cavelike Moby baroque fancy unmerciful rank reasonable marked panoramic noticeable fair mucho no end of rip-roaring much respectable unfathomable fathomless tolerable through the ceiling awesome overwhelming formidable pretty mundo detailed in abundance rolling outspread outstretched very too a lot latitudinous beamy interplanetary cosmopolitan cosmogonic empyrean interstellar cosmogonal space intergalactic ecumenical never-ending spread-out whale of a stretched-out spread out worth taking into account not to be sneezed at far reaching wide physically enough and to spare no end thorough complete universal profound pervasive all-embracing all-encompassing blanket rangy prevalent filled awash interdisciplinary scopic indiscriminate across the board scopious inclusive comprising multidisciplinary replete unexclusive cross-disciplinary flowing fraught wall to wall swarming thronging lousy unwarranted unbridled unrestrained gratuitous extortionate well-provided exuberant flourishing well-supplied uncontrolled wanton improvident imprudent fantastic uncurbed outrageous wasteful unhampered out of all proportion ridiculous unchecked overindulgent ludicrous O.T.T. over the odds unfettered overgenerous unnecessary uncalled for too much silly a bit much OTT over the top preposterous uninhibited solid statuesque behemoth mahoosive extremely large extremely big extra-large larger-than-life barn door more than enough

Verb

To have made a quantity bigger
increased raised enlarged improved incremented boosted enhanced furthered expanded extended proliferated advanced amplified elevated maximized optimized augmented developed enriched inflated progressed strengthened consolidated magnified multiplied compounded doubled escalated aggrandized ameliorated bettered broadened built grew lengthened lifted reinforced upped accelerated added to amassed beefed up built up bumped up cranked up deepened hiked up inflamed jacked up reenforced snowballed spread stepped up swelled tripled widened annexed blew up dilated distended fleshed out marked up mounted padded protracted pumped up ratcheted up redoubled sharpened shot up slapped on supersized supplemented tacked on upraised upscaled went up added drew out elongated followed up hyped made better made bigger made greater made larger maximised optimised parlayed prolonged pullulated pumped teemed thickened topped up waxed intensified lift developt exacerbated aggravated swoll swollen mushroomed worsened accentuated exaggerated grown burgeoned made worse amped up hiked stoked ballooned accumulated gained climbed upgraded risen rose bourgeoned boomed fortified exalted appreciated cultivated bolstered intensated rolled up stretched straught emphasized fostered picked up pyramided mounted up emphasised scaled up soared perfected roused clomb clumb upsurged promoted added fuel to the flames run up embellished overstated embroidered encouraged cemented increased in size rocketed spiked complicated colored buttressed coloured hyperbolized become larger refined fudged put on polished filled out uplifted sweetened added insult to injury put up set off put salt on the wound touched up fattened helped accrued supported blown up elaborated renewed overemphasized nurtured stimulated substantiated corroborated overestimated empowered stiffened stressed made stronger catastrophized spiralled spiraled dramatized gathered falsified fabricated boasted bragged puffed lied gotten bigger elaborated on got larger souped up dramatised overemphasised fanned the flames of piled up added fuel to the fire rubbed salt in the wound heated up got bigger het up leaped up updated secured loudened shaped up straightened out made strides quickened hastened amended established ran up fueled fuelled excited inspired concentrated sprouted seasoned toughened restored hardened set right emboldened sustained justified upheld bloomed invigorated underlined inspirited steeled flourished surged overstressed overplayed became larger underpinned distorted complemented provoked become louder skyrocketed swarmed tightened backed up firmed up made firm collected confirmed misrepresented misreported misquoted gained strength caricatured corrupted spread out stretched the truth puffed up increased rapidly pushed up outspread set up jazzed up made a mountain out of a molehill romanticised dressed up sent up envigorated cooked up become greater buoyed up spread on thick hit on toned up made too much of fanned the flames played up jumped up shored up turned up made louder laid it on thick romanticized holp holpen improved on overdone overdid built on worked up prospered fast-tracked smartened brushed up smartened up fine-tuned increased in extent blown out of proportion blew out of proportion reformed reaffirmed corrected made headway increased in complexity adjusted forced up stirred up revamped worked out honed moved forward aged made progress forged ahead revised assured reiterated reasserted restated emended purified edited rectified recuperated suited fixed fixt evolved delighted pushed animated stabilized authenticated thrilled galvanized made perfect bred flowered modified spurred perked up exhilarated turned the corner upholden crescendoed overvalued overdrawn overdrew electrified enlivened championed motivated maturated aroused elated infuriated irritated endorsed settled oversold opened thrived propagated bloated bulked meliorated bulged maddened solidified vexed cumulated vitalized vext exasperated enraged candied heartened overpitched grown louder advertised grew louder advertized beefed revitalized became louder transported incentivized assisted maintained rewarded mellowed incentified buoyed aided damaged inured gilt gilded jacked varnished become distended endowed envenomed embittered lent more weight to added colour filled nourished indurated rejuvenated harshened aggregated manifolded expatiated vaulted towered escaladed diffused piggybacked upsized rubbed salt in a wound scammed poured it on made a big thing of became greater annoyed tagged on highlighted boosted up rattled one's cage romanced rubbed salt in the wounds gingered up filled with joy ascended given a boost to got to made more rigorous laid it on with a shovel shot a line become bigger darkened sent through the roof laid it on with a trowel made higher bolstered up rounded out hopped up become stronger fed the fire intumesced fired the imagination of tumefied bigged up started to be loud talked made a production out of impaired magnified importance made matters worse made healthy made a federal case of geed up heaped on went to extremes revitalised welled ramped up increased suddenly enlarged on increased in value piled it on about overembellished made complex made a drama out of a crisis sinewed galvanised scaled confused increased exponentially fattened up emphasized too much spurred on piled it on yeasted become worse piled on grew in heated fetched up energized went from bad to worse egged on lightened overelaborated big upped made stricter prettied up toughened up become more numerous energised hotted up increased in weight laid it on thick about ratcheted pointed retraced laid on made more stringent laid it on with a trowel about made a big thing out of rallied got stronger harmonized with made federal case gone from bad to worse deteriorated made secure stabilised added detail to bulked up gone to extremes blew up out of all proportion added flesh to repeated whetted exploded jumped gave a boost to potentiated puffed out grown in accented braced up made intricate made richer twisted the knife made more rigid backed become strong overexaggerated het become large blown up out of all proportion piled confounded exaggerated information defended fruited regenerated pushed one's button goosed up increased dramatically integrated with compounded the problem stocked up brightened toned made mountain out of molehill ripened bucked up enforced made stable become loud sprung up sprang up taken off took off driven drove drave druv got higher gotten higher gone up thriven uprose throve uprisen became distended arose arisen gave weight to given weight to stuffed added fuel became more numerous became worse became bigger went into detail about gone into detail about lay on drew the longbow blew something out of all proportion drawn the longbow blown something out of all proportion got taller gotten taller grew full became large gotten to grown full grown stronger grew stronger given strength to gave new energy to added fuel to given new energy to added fuel to fire gave strength to grown quickly grew quickly drew the long bow drawn the long bow gone with went with blown up out of proportion blew up out of proportion went through the roof risen rapidly gone through the roof rose up went through the ceiling gone through the ceiling risen up rose rapidly became stronger became strong became loud grown loud grew loud

Verb

Past tense for make more noticeable or prominent
accentuated accented highlighted stressed emphasised emphasized underlined featured foregrounded underscored pointed up spotlighted spotlit illuminated played up pressed prest punctuated brought attention to called called attention to drew attention to drawn attention to betoned brought home focused attention on gave prominence to given prominence to made more noticeable made more prominent put emphasis on brought to the fore gave emphasis to given emphasis to laid emphasis on gave weight to given weight to made a feature of put the accent on put stress on intensified set off hit on hit home put accent on showed up brought out increased enhanced weighted asserted italicized affirmed insisted belaboured insisted on prioritized impressed deepened dwelled on strengthened articulated headlined charged dramatized marked pronounced flagged up enunciated harped on pinpointed italicised dramatised indicated belabored reiterated limelighted prioritised repeated maintained limelit enlarged placed emphasis made emphatic rubbed in pointed out laid stress on made a point of rubbed it in made clear pressed home labored the point made a point made much of thrown up threw up gave an emphasis to given an emphasis to bore down given priority to borne down gave priority to turned the spotlight on focused on placed emphasis on zeroed in on put on center stage let people know about flagged embellished magnified exaggerated spotted impressed on someone brought home to one turned spotlight on made a production of brought to light showed off threw into relief thrown into relief made conspicuous floodlit floodlighted publicised publicized made a big thing of made a song and dance about made a show of shown off drawn attention gave prominence given prominence drew attention

Verb

Past tense for make passionate, instill passion in
impassioned stimulated inspired excited aroused provoked roused stirred encouraged incited moved instigated sparked animated galvanised galvanized kindled inflamed piqued inspirited quickened enkindled enlivened electrified enthused thrilled intensified irritated exalted intoxicated informed fired up revved up built a fire under awakened vivified stirred up pepped up put life into spurred on motivated evoked engendered triggered braced vitalized invigorated energized agitated spiked filliped impelled brought out startled fired energised jump-started angered envigorated disturbed called forth awaked exhilarated prodded goaded wakened waked zipped up jazzed up amped up juiced up gingered up livened up bestirred breathed life into riled urged magnified revived rallied redoubled mounted deepened lit a fire under bugged whetted keyed up made waves innervated wound up enhanced needled intensated steamed up innerved fired the enthusiasm of fomented challenged fired the imagination of crazed egged on whipped up asked for it drave driven druv drove drew forth drawn forth woke awoke woken awoken gotten going got going put new life in set up spurred revitalized promoted accelerated strengthened fuelled rejuvenated fueled fanned sped uplifted fostered speeded refreshed fortified activated supported dynamized increased worked up acted as a incentive to acted as a spur to acted as a impetus to acted as a stimulus to geed up speeded up perked up revitalised sped up turned on waked up commoved bucked up acted as a fillip to gotten one going gotten one started gave a new lease of life to given a new lease of life to woke up stung got one going woken up got one started

Antonym of heightened

heightened Idiom, Proverb

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