What does purposeful mean?

Definitions for purposefulˈpɜr pəs fəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word purposeful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. purposeful(adj)

    serving as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal

  2. purposeful(adj)

    having meaning through having an aim

    "led a happy purposeful life"

Wiktionary

  1. purposeful(Adjective)

    Having purpose; intentional.

  2. purposeful(Adjective)

    Having a purpose in mind; resolute; determined.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Purposeful(adj)

    important; material

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purposeful in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purposeful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Bratton:

    The purposeful misrepresentation of crime data is rare but nevertheless unacceptable, and it will be dealt with accordingly.

  2. Eric Hoffer:

    The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility.

  3. Sarah Palin:

    Trump is the candidate giving voice to untold millions of fed-up Americans witnessing a purposeful destruction of our economy and the equal opportunity for success that made America exceptional.

  4. Erich Fromm:

    We all dream we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.

  5. Garry Tew:

    The health benefits of less time spent sitting depend on what you replace the sitting time with, for example, standing, light movement, moderate activity, vigorous activity, in my opinion, standing is probably only marginally better than sitting, and. . . moderate-to-vigorous purposeful exercise is a much better strategy for improving general fitness and health.

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Translations for purposeful

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • útilSpanish
  • opzettelijk, vastberadenDutch
  • решительный, целенаправленный, целеустремлённый, умышленныйRussian

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