UNDERINTENSITY By N., Sam M.S. - 2 noun. a state wherein one or all of the following are beneath the optimal level: stimulation, dedication, effort, assertiveness, and attentional concentration. UNDERINTENSITY: "The underintensity represented isn't appealing to researchers." Related Psychology Terms DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Comparison of Assessment Tools OVERINTENSITY ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide LEVEL OF ASPIRATION RETICULAR FORMATION (Reticular Activating System, RAS) ATARACTIC (Atanndc) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "UNDERINTENSITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/underintensity/ (accessed June 25, 2022).