characterized by conscious design or purpose
"intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"
done or made or performed with purpose and intent
"style...is more than the deliberate and designed creation"- Havelock Ellis; "games designed for all ages"; "well-designed houses"
Intended or planned; done deliberately or voluntarily.
Etymology: intention + -al
Done with intent.
Etymology: intention + -al
done by intention or design; intended; designed; as, the act was intentional, not accidental
Etymology: [Cf. F. intentionnel.]
The numerical value of intentional in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of intentional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of intentional in a Sentence
This was a cold, calculated terrorist act. This was intentional. It was bloodthirsty. It was to make a point, it was to tell America that 'We will not be terrorized by you anymore. We will terrorize you.'.
, he played a predominant and active role in the functioning of the local structure put in place during the group's occupation of Timbuktu in 2012, intentional attacks against historic monuments and buildings dedicated to religion are serious crimes.
This was never intentional, and I didn't set out that day on a spiritual journey. I set out that day to go through a simple hike through the woods.
Intentional effort needs to be made to assure that the communities at greatest risk, including people living in poverty and people of color, have access to the vaccine and the information needed to make an informed decision, if this vaccine is disproportionately delivered [and] underserved and underprivileged communities are excluded, we will have failed…again.
Totally deserved the penalty today and have no problem accepting it, was a mistake on my behalf and I take full responsibility for it. It wasn't intentional. Anyway, tomorrow is another day and an opportunity to rise. These things are sent to try us.
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- преднамерен, умишленBulgarian
- intencionatCatalan, Valencian
- úmyslný, záměrnýCzech
- vorsätzlich, absichtlichGerman
- aikomuksellinen, tahallinen, tarkoituksellinenFinnish
- volontaire, intentionnelFrench
- בכוונה, מכווןHebrew
- 故意, 作為的Japanese
- opzettelijk, met voorbedachte radeDutch
- umyślny, zamierzonyPolish
- proposital, intencionalPortuguese
- намеренный, преднамеренный, умышленныйRussian
- nameran, namjeran, намеран, намјеранSerbo-Croatian
- zámerný, úmyselnýSlovak
- med uppsåt, uppsåtlig, avsiktligSwedish
- навмисний, умиснийUkrainian
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