In the article had been revealed the contents and the essence of the category of intensity in the Azerbaijani phraseology and had been defined the digress of gradation of intensity in the phraseological combinations. Intensity is a semantic category. In the Azerbaijani language have been determined the following ways of its reflection: lexical, grammatical, derivative and phraseological. Intensity is mainly embraces not all types of phraseological combinations but only comparative ones. These word combinations are investigated in the article from semantic point of view and are divided into four groups. The author comes to the conclusion that the intensity in the phraseological system in formed by means of the following ways: hyperbole, metaphor, metonymy, comparison. Key words: intensive feature, semantics of measure and degree, phraseological detonator, phraseological semasiology, connotative meaning.