—n. 1. an aromatic gum or other substance producing a sweet odor when burned, used in religious ceremonies, to enhance a mood, etc.
2. the perfume or smoke arising from such a substance when burned.
3. any pleasant perfume or fragrance.
4. homage or adulation.
—v.t. 1. to perfume with incense.
2. to burn incense for.
—v.i. to burn or offer incense.
Pronunciation: (in-sens'),[key] —v.t.,-censed, -cens•ing. to inflame with wrath; make angry; enrage.